March 23, 2022
9am - 4pm
Join Us to celebrate all of the tremendous youth crisis work that is happening in Union County and work together to create a collective vision for the future.
WALK THE RED CARPET with friends and colleagues as you enter the Avalon Theatre in lovely downtown Marysville.
Dress Code We want you to be comfortable. Please join us in casual/business casual attire.
Wall of Fame
Picture yourself with other committed youth service workers along the star-studded wall of fame.
Award presentations will shine the spotlight on Union County “Champions for Change” in youth services.
Setting the Stage: Youth Systems of Care & MRSS
Points of Intervention: Understanding the Impact of Crisis Care for Youth
Union County MRSS in Action
Navigating Youth Crisis in Union County
Through My Eyes: Resilience Wins
Champion of Change:
A Journey of Healing & Resilience
Key Note Speaker - William Kellibrew
Kellibrew has worked tirelessly as a global advocate for human, civil, children and victims’ rights for over 20 years. He has extensive experience in implementing trauma-informed approaches in systems of care, strategic planning, and has provided expert facilitation and subject matter expertise for the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s National Center for Trauma Informed Care and Alternatives to Seclusion and Restraint as well as the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office for Victims of Crime for more than a decade. In 2008, Kellibrew’s story of resilience has been featured on the Oprah Winfrey Show, CNN, MSNBC, Washington Post, Daily Beast, and a host of media outlets, globally. In 2011, Kellibrew was recognized by the White House as a ‘Champion of Change’ and in 2013, he received the Voice Award from SAMHSA for his work across the country as a peer/consumer leader. In 2015 he received the U.S. Congressional Victims' Rights Caucus Eva Murillo Unsung Hero Award. Kellibrew received his AA at the University of the District of Columbia, his BS in Business Management from the University of Maryland Global Campus and has enrolled to obtain his MSW at the University of Maryland, School of Social Work (2023). Kellibrew credits his grandmother, family and those who created a safer space for him to heal and thrive.