The 2018 National Lead and Healthy Housing Conference

HUD Program Manager’s School

Monday, April 30 – Thursday, May 3

Omaha, NE

About The Conference

A Special Conference that Combines Two Training, Educational and Networking Programs into a Single Event – The HUD Program Manager School and the National Lead and Healthy Housing Conference.

The Conference brings together a cross-section of environmental specialists, health and housing officials, facility managers, health advocates, and environmental companies and consultants. The conference features “how to” workshops dealing with childhood lead poisoning prevention, lead hazard control, and healthy and green housing, grant administration, and education and outreach.

 

“Lead Stories” – A Special Monday Evening Event

Conference attendees are invited to attend the “Lead Stories Art Exhibit” Monday, April 30 from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. located at the Upstream Downtown Omaha in the Old Market, 514 S. 11th Street which is a 15 minute walk from the Hilton. “Lead Stories” is a collection of portraits created by local artist, Watie White, sharing the stories of people in the Omaha community that had first-hand encounters with childhood exposure to lead and lead poisoning. Admission is free and there are places nearby for dinner.

Other Conference Features

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City Showcases and Poster Presentations provide attendees with the opportunity to examine what has worked well in other communities and what research findings support the need for undertaking lead poisoning prevention, lead hazard control and healthy housing programs.

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“Don’t Reinvent the Wheel” Displays of Educational and Outreach Materials give attendees a look at what some organizations have created to reach out to populations in their community.

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Networking Opportunities to meet with colleagues from throughout the country to exchange ideas, solve problems and establish working relationships.

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