Conference FAQ


  • Our conference series started in 2012
  • Our 2018 conference will be held on July 16
  • 2018 will be our 6th annual conference
  • This year’s conference will be held at the Carrillo Recreation Center,
  • The conference has been hosted in South County but is open to anyone from neighboring communities.
  • Participants come from non-profit organizations, education community, colleges & universities, and community members, and government entities
  • Law Enforcement is always an integral part of our conference
  • Our focus is on youth violence prevention, resiliency, opportunities for youth and other associated forms of violence prevention or intervention.
  • Over 600 people have attended our conference since our first year
  • We pride ourselves in having a diverse group of presenters every year
  • We focus on emerging trends, data, provider support, solutions, and creating community
  • We have been providing the conference free of cost to participants.
  • There have been dozens of collaborations formed as a result of networking at our conferences
  • With the intention of supporting networking after the conference we will provide attendee contact information.
  • We do not have any poster presentation sessions
  • We do not offer tables for vendors, except for some rare unique situations
  • We do not offer CEUs for attending our conference
  • Registration is transferable up to 7 days before the event. Changes can only be made by attendees on the registration website
  • Lost items that are turned in will be held at our registration table
  • Parking for 2018 is is available at nearby city parking lots at your cost. Carpooling, public transportation, and UBER are encouraged.


If you have any questions, please contact Saul Serrano at