The 7th Annual Planning for Healthy Communities Conference is the best opportunity in North Carolina for professionals and local elected officials to gather together and learn how to create healthy communities! This year’s conference will feature a morning keynote by Cornell P Wright. He will be sharing his experience on racial and ethnic health disparities in NC and the NC Health Equity Report in 2018. Cornell will also lead participants in a discussion on how health equity is an essential component to planning for healthy communities.


Go to for additional information and to register today to take advantage of Early Bird Prices!

Registration Rates:

Early Bird (On or Before October 18,2019): $100

Full Rate (After October 18,2019): $125

When: November 5, 2019 | 9:00 A.M. – 3:30 P.M.

Where: Gastonia Conference Center

145 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Way

Gastonia, NC 28052

Contact: Katherine Hebert Godwin | | 704-348-2708


Organizers applied for 5 hours of American Institute of Certified Planners Certification Maintenance for those who attended the entire conference. The event number will be forthcoming.

For previous conference presentations or sponsorship information, please contact Carina Soriano at or at 704-688-7035.