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Talking Amongst Ourselves: Health, Wealth, and Community — March 22-23, 2019

Talking Amongst Ourselves: Health, Wealth, and Community is a student-driven initiative hosted by Earlham College. This multicultural conference will be held March 22-23, 2019. It was created to bring together students of color to hold meaningful discussions about health, wealth, and our relationships with ourselves, within our own communities, and with other people of color. Overall this event will provide a safe, welcoming environment where we can dialogue about important issues, expand our social capital through networking, and strengthen our communities.

Registration and Call for Proposals

We are still accepting workshop proposals for the event. The Talking Amongst Ourselves Planning Committee welcomes program proposals from both international and domestic students that fully align with our objectives. Proposals are due on Friday, March 8, by 5 p.m.

As a reminder, presenters must register for the conference as well, but the fee will be waived. Registration will be open through Friday, March 8.


The goals of this year’s conference are to help participants by:

  • Enhancing leadership competence
  • Informing attendants of the importance of cross-cultural communication and community building
  • Facilitating meaningful discourse on topics like mental and overall health, the healthcare industry, marginalized communities, economic inequalities, entrepreneurship and upward mobility
  • Emphasizing intersectionality and allyship in activism
  • Providing an opportunity to network
Frequently Asked Questions

“Talking Amongst Ourselves” is a multicultural leadership conference. College students from schools across this region have been invited to attend and serve as presenters.

There is no cost to attend but everyone must register in advance.

There are a number of hotels located near the Earlham campus (less than 20 minutes away).

We will email you a parking pass. You can park in any parking lot on campus.

You can reach Yemi Mahoney, Associate Dean of Student Life and Director of Diversity & Inclusion at or 765-983-1606.


Where to Stay

We urge you to make your reservations directly with the accommodation of your choice as soon as possible. Sources for information on hotel/motel accommodations are the Wayne County Convention & Tourism Bureau and WayNet.