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Annual Convention

Cycle through these photos to see what it is like at one of our annual conventions!


About the Convention

The 2019 Annual Convention is being held in Chicago, Illinois, from August 28 – August 30, 2019 at the Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile. Pre-convention training will occur August 26-27, 2019. The Annual Convention is designed to provide Community Action professionals and board members with the latest in policy and programmatic updates, as well as management and governance tools. Convention tracks will include:

  • Effective Administration and Governance
  • Promising Anti-Poverty Practices
  • Strategies to Increase Visibility
  • Research, Policy, and Action
  • Performance at the Front Line
  • Community Economic Development
  • Energy Partnerships

Each year, hundreds of Community Action professionals attend the Partnership’s Annual Convention. Join us!

To make your hotel reservation, click here. You can also call 1-877-303-0104 or 312-836-0100 to make your hotel reservation by phone, but please be sure to mention “Community Action Partnership Annual Convention” to secure the group rate of $199/night.

Click here to register online. For the .pdf registration form, click here. To register for the Pathways Open Enrollment pre-convention session, click here

Preliminary Agenda Forthcoming

Code of Conduct

Click here to access the Code of Conduct for Partnership events. All event attendees are required to abide by the Code of Conduct.