2022 Annual Conference

"Moving from Conversation to Action"
34th Annual Conference
May 1-4, 2022
Grand Forks, N.D.

Join us in North Dakota Sunday, May 1, through Wednesday, May 4, 2022. The theme of the conference, “Moving From Conversation to Action” will continue discussing ongoing initiatives, current activities and reforms taking place across the country addressing cultural competence, equity, and other related topics.

Register online for the conference here, or print a paper registration form here.

The conference hotel is the Canad Inns Destination Centre Grand Forks, 1000 S. 42nd Street, Grand Forks, SD 58201. To make reservations at the special conference rate of $86.40 per night (plus taxes and fees), call the hotel at (701) 772-8404 or book online with booking code 161867. The cutoff date for hotel reservations at the conference rate is Friday, April 15, 2022.  The educational sessions will be held at the Alerus Center which is connected to the Canad Inns Hotel. Overflow hotel information is here.

We are excited to announce the presentation of the Equity Achievement Award to a deserving individual or organization whose exceptional commitment to Racial and Ethnic Fairness in the Courts has significantly impacted their community. Nominations are being accepted until Friday, April 15, 2022. Find more information about the award here.

Detailed written reports continue to provide valuable resources and useful “how to” information to our membership and conference attendees.  We invite you or your commission to submit a report summarizing recent equity programs and initiatives that can be shared with conference attendees and posted on our website.  The annual reports, which are requested by April 15, 2022, should be submitted online here.

COVID POLICY - All attendees (including their guests) are encouraged to wear masks and to be fully vaccinated (including booster) for SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. The NCREFC will be adhering to all health and safety protocols for COVID-19 in accordance with the North Dakota Health Department and the CDC.

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