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Opening Doors Together Conference

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Opening Doors Together 2024 Conference: Accessible Housing, A Human Right. Inglis Self Determination Housing of PA Statewide Housing Conference

Inglis Self-Determination Housing of Pennsylvania believes that housing is a human right for everyone and that all individuals with disabilities and older adults should have access to safe, affordable, accessible housing.  This Conference aims to expand choice and control in housing for individuals with disabilities and older adults through innovative workshop sessions, a thought-provoking keynote plenary, an exhibit experience, and networking opportunities.

The goal of the 2024 Conference is to bring together individuals to advance change and impact the way we support people in finding accessible housing solutions to gain independence and increase their quality of life.

Submit your session proposal by filling out this form (link opens in new window)

As part of our mission, we strive to create a conference that is both accessible and inclusive for persons with all abilities, offering in-person and virtual options. Presenters are asked to be on-site for their presentation and will have support from members of Inglis and the SDHP team.

We are looking for presentations that are 75 minutes long with engagement and time for questions.

Suggested Topics: 

  • Fair housing and Housing First Model 
  • Homelessness Solutions
  • Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging  
  • Developing accessible, affordable housing 
  • Alternative housing models  
  • Accessibility and Disability advocacy
  • Social Determinants of Health  
  • Landlords and Property Manager Support 
  • Zoning and advocating for Affordable Housing  

Original and innovative proposals that include those with lived experiences such as disability or housing instability will be given special consideration. Other special consideration will be given to proposals that are created by or with allies to the disability community, and serve those with disabilities and/or the elderly population.

Please note for those who are selected, by submitting content you give Inglis SDHP permission to utilize the recordings and the PowerPoints in marketing materials- in part or in full. Sessions will be live-streamed for virtual attendees as well as recorded. Offering the session materials increases access and accessibility for those registered. 

Submit your session proposal by filling out this form (link opens in new window)