Annual Global Well-Being and Social Change Conference

This year's conference titled, Matters of Marginalization, will be held March 15, 2024 in Stayer Hall, Millersville University.   

Keynote Speaker will be Vanessa Philbert, CEO CAP Lancaster

This year's conference, Matters of Marginalization, will focus on using the social justice advocacy theoretical approach to enhance our global connectedness as we navigate an evolving world.

Registration for the 11th Annual Learning Institute’s Global Well-Being and Social Change Conference: Matters of Marginalization

To Register: Click here

Conference Rates: 

– General Admission: $40

-Non-Millersville University Students: $10

-Millersville University Student Admission: FREE

Registration fee includes:

  • Access to keynote and conference sessions
  • Conference materials
  • Free parking
  • Light refreshments and lunch
  • CEUs (social workers, marriage and family therapists, and professional counselors)/ACT 48

  Contact Karen Rice at with questions.

 The Annual Global Well-Being and Social Change Conference provides a platform from which experts share their knowledge and offer training for agents of social change. Each year, the conference brings together faculty, students, staff, and community practitioners from around the world and across disciplines to learn together ways to advance global social justice and human rights. Despite this annual conference, students also present their research and glean knowledge from experts in the field.

2014 - Global Youth: Understanding Challenges, Identifying Solutions, Offering Hope

2015 Exploitation of Women and Children: Global Perspectives

2016 - Global Poverty: Human Needs, Economic Justice, and Social Change

2017 - Children's Rights: Building Resilience, Protecting from Harm, and Foster Well-Being Among Our World's Children

2018 - Wellness in Our Global Community: Clarifying Definitions, Providing Opportunities, Protecting Rights

2019 - Social Justice: Valuing Difference, Pursuing Equity, and Finding Space for Solidarity

2020 - Re-Envisioning Our World: Seeing What Works, Broadening Our View, Seeking Innovative Alternatives

2021 - Global Citizenship: Acknowledging Interconnectedness and Cultivating Social Justice

2022 - Behavioral Mental Health Conference: Workforce Challenges

2023 - Global Connectedness: Achieving Sustainable Change in an Evolving World

2024 - Matters of Marginalization