Fall Forum 2022

November 16-18, 2022

Washington, DC

Better health policy through stronger communities

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All Sessions Are Listed in Eastern Daylight Time

View by day: Wednesday, Nov 16 | Thursday, Nov 17 | Friday, Nov 18

The 2022 GIH Fall Forum will be held in-person. For information about COVID-19 policies and vaccination and masking requirements, please visit our FAQs.

Wednesday, November 16

1:30 – 2:00 p.m.

  • Registration Open

2:00 – 5:00 p.m.

  • Safeguarding the Health, Well-being, and Rights of the LGBTQ Community
    This session will provide a careful look at the urgent legislative threats to the LGBTQ community and the health impact of those threats. Funders will participate in conversations about supporting advocacy, policy, and community engagement work that both addresses policy threats and supports the health, emotional well-being, and safety of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals.

Thursday, November 17

8:00 – 9:00 a.m.

  • Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

  • Updates and Opportunities to Advance Health Through Medicaid and CHIP 
    This session will bring together policy experts from CMS and elsewhere to provide updates on Medicaid and CHIP in key areas such as mental and behavioral health, unwinding the public health emergency, health equity, and maternal health. Participants will have an opportunity to engage with experts in discussion and identify opportunities for health funders to support policy implementation in their communities.

12:00 – 1:30 p.m. 

  • Lauren LeRoy Health Policy Lecture Luncheon
    The Lauren LeRoy Health Policy Lecture Series was established in honor of former GIH President and CEO Lauren LeRoy and her commitment to increasing communication between the worlds of philanthropy and policy. We will share information about the 2022 lecture in the coming weeks.

1:30 – 4:30 p.m.

  • GIH Policy Agenda Discussion

Friday, November 18

8:00 – 9:00 a.m.

  • Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

  • Community Organizing to Build Power and Advance Health Equity 

12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

  • Lunch

1:00 – 3:00 p.m.

  • Funder Perspectives: Addressing Challenges and Seizing Opportunities to Build Community Power