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Economic Mobility & Well-Being Conference

August 27−30, 2023

Hyatt Regency Long Beach  |  Long Beach, CA

Join Our Keynote Speaker, Johnny Crowder

Closing General Session
Wednesday, August 30  |  9:45 AM – 11:30 AM
“Beyond Coping”

Johnny Crowder

Founder & CEO, Cope Notes

Donate to Fill the Pantry at Aids Food Store

Stop by Our Booth, Learn More About AFS & Donate

How can you make a difference today? Donations go toward the following:

  • $15 = Fresh Produce: Including Mixed Fruits, Vegetables, & Grains

  • $25 = Eggs, Dairy, and Bread: Including Milk (or Soy, Almond, or Oat if requested), Yogurt, Cottage Cheese, & Cheese

  • $50 = Protein, Fruits, Vegetables, & Dairy: Including Mix of Beef, Chicken, Fish, Eggs, Milk, & Grains

  • 1 Bag of Groceries = Serving for 4 for 1 Week

  • $100 = Bag of Groceries for 2 Weeks

  • $200 = Bag of Groceries for 1 Month

Stop by the booth, add your name to the pantry shelves, and help the local Long Beach community while at #EMWB23.

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About Our Charity

Aids Food Store (AFS) is dedicated to providing free food to its Long Beach community in need and is a 100 percent volunteer organization. Their organization receives financial support, food, and supplies from local organizations, businesses, foundations, community groups, churches, restaurants, and individuals. Their clients pay nothing. Food distributions are free to all of their clients. With the support of partners, AFS feeds over 1,000 individuals and families every month.

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Help Us Reach Our Goal $5,000

Help us achieve this charity goal to raise a donation amount of $5,000. Donations go toward the purchase of a commercial-grade refrigerator and freezer to extend their program services to more residents.

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Latest News

Registration Closed

Registration for this event is closed. The EMWB Conference has reached capacity for 2023. We cannot take any additional registrations for the event to manage seating capacity.


If you have questions, please email the APHSA Events Team at Thank you.

Hotel Accommodations Are Full

The Hyatt Regency Long Beach (headquarters) and Hyatt Centric rooms blocks are full. APHSA has negotiated an additional overflow hotel which is one block away. Click below for further details.

PLEASE NOTE: If you are attending the 2023 National TANF Directors' Meeting on August 30 and 31, you must book your hotel stay in their hotel block. APHSA does not have hotel rooms reserved for this meeting. Attendees need to contact their regional TANF/Tribal TANF Program Managers for information on the hotel block for this meeting.