Can We Talk? Conference and Benefit Dinner
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June 7-9, 2019 | Washington, DC

Frequently Asked Questions

When is the Conference? Where is it located?
The Conference will take place June 7 - 9, 2019 at the Grand Hyatt in Washington, DC. | 1000 H Street NW, Washington, D.C. 20001.

When is the V.I.P. Reception and Benefit Dinner? Where is it located?
The V.I.P. Reception and Benefit Dinner will take place June 7, 2019 at The New York Times Great Hall of News and Annenberg Theatre | Newseum - 555 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, Washington, DC 20001.

Who can I contact if I have questions about the Conference?
Please email

Where can I find the agenda for the Conference?
Visit the Program page for information.

What topics will be covered at this Conference?
Topics will cover the spectrum of mental health issues that affect the African-American community.

Led by acclaimed leaders in their respective fields, topics will address challenges in education, the criminal justice system, social media and technology, families, faith and explore the historical context of mental health in the black community.

What is the recommended attire for the Conference?
Attendees are welcome to dress comfortably, as trainings and sessions will continue throughout the day. Occasions to consider more elevated casual attire: Saturday’s luncheon and Sunday’s breakfast.

What is the recommended attire for the V.I.P. Reception and Benefit Dinner?
The V.I.P. Reception and Benefit Dinner is a black tie affair.

How much does it cost to register?
Conference: $275
Benefit Dinner: $500 (limited number of tickets available). Benefit tickets will go on sale to the public on April 12th.

How can I register?
Visit the Register page.

How do I make hotel reservations?
Visit the Hotel & Travel page.

What is the Boris Lawrence Henson Foundation (BLHF)?
The Boris Lawrence Henson Foundation’s vision is to eradicate the stigma around mental health issues in the African-American community.

Our mission is to provide support and bring awareness to mental health issues that plague our community.

Visit the BLHF website for more information.

Event Information

June 7 - 9, 2019
Grand Hyatt Washington
Washington, DC

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