EmpowerCon: November 2021

EmpowerCon is a monthly series of events where people with disabilities, their families, and other supporters can learn and share everyday skills and resources to live more independent lives. But more than that, it’s a place to be who you are and to have fun. Join us for the entire series or pick and choose sessions that interest you. EmpowerCon on November 12, 2021 is a virtual event about Food and Gratitude, which are an important part of Independent Living. We’ll spend some time Cooking with Joy and we’ll learn strategies to help us Overcome the Holiday Humbug with Erica and Ben Roberts. We’ll celebrate an individual who shows the world what it means to be independent as we present the 2021 Floyd Stewart Everyday Hero Award to Rhonda Marie Clark. And we’ll celebrate people and the diversity that lives within the disability community. Please note: We are using Eventee to run the event -- so logging into Eventee is fabulous -- you must also register directly with us in order to participate in EmpowerCon. You can do that via our website here: https://empowertennessee.org/empowercon/
12 November, 2021 | Nashville, TN, USA
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EmpowerCon is a monthly series of events where people with disabilities, their families, and other supporters can learn and share everyday skills and resources to live more independent lives. But more than that, it’s a place to be who you are and to have fun. Join us for the entire series or pick and choose sessions that interest you.

EmpowerCon on November 12, 2021 is a virtual event about Food and Gratitude, which are an important part of Independent Living. We’ll spend some time Cooking with Joy and we’ll learn strategies to help us Overcome the Holiday Humbug with Erica and Ben Roberts.

We’ll celebrate an individual who shows the world what it means to be independent as we present the 2021 Floyd Stewart Everyday Hero Award to Rhonda Marie Clark. And we’ll celebrate people and the diversity that lives within the disability community.

Please note: We are using Eventee to run the event -- so logging into Eventee is fabulous -- you must also register directly with us in order to participate in EmpowerCon. You can do that via our website here: https://empowertennessee.org/empowercon/
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12 November, 2021 | Nashville, TN, USA

EmpowerCon: November 2021

Speakers

Joy Gouge Butler
Chef and Owner Cookin’ with Joy
Ben Roberts
Ben Roberts
Counselor Purposed Life, LLC
Erica Roberts
Erica Roberts
President Purposed Life, LLC
Brandon Brown
Brandon Brown
Executive Director Empower Tennessee
Ebony Cole
Ebony Cole
Independent Living Specialist Empower Tennessee
Evan Espey
Evan Espey
Technology & Access Coordinator Empower Tennessee
Gina Lynette
Gina Lynette
Associate Director Empower Tennessee
April Meredith
April Meredith
Independent Living Specialist Empower Tennessee
Marissa Smith-Fletcher
Marissa Smith-Fletcher
Independent Living Specialist Empower Tennessee

Agenda

12:30 PM - 1:00 PM

Zoom Room Opens

Main Stage

1:00 PM - 1:20 PM

Welcome and Annual Awards Ceremony

Main Stage

1:20 PM - 2:20 PM

Cooking with Joy

Main Stage

Joy Gouge Butler

2:20 PM - 2:30 PM

Break

2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Resilience Strategies for Overcoming the Holiday Humbug

Main Stage