Annual Help Me Grow National Forum

Help Me Grow National Forum Week 2023
Co-Hosted with HMG North Texas

The HMG National Forum is an exciting opportunity for HMG affiliates and their partners to network, learn from one another, and develop new and supportive connections across the HMG community. Now in its 14th year, HMG National will embrace all of our experience hosting the Forum both in-person and virtually, offering the best of all worlds. 

Introducing HMG National Forum Week 2023 
including two exciting offerings: 

1. In-Person Summit | October 11-13 | Fort Worth, Texas  
2. Virtual Event | October 17 | Virtual Attendee Hub

Choose from two different Forum Week offerings, or join us for both!

Register for HMG National Forum Week 2023

In-Person Summit | October 11-13 | Fort Worth, TX

Co-hosted by the HMG National Center and HMG North Texas, the In-Person Summit will feature professional development intensives, offered by leading organizations around the country and HMG National Center staff. Learning intensives will provide training and skill-building intended to develop capacity to take our HMG system-building work to the next level.  

The In-Person Summit will also include: networking, keynote address, co-host reception, HMG National Center update, activities around Fort Worth, informal discussion with National Center leadership, closing remarks from Dr. Paul Dworkin, and more. 

The In-Person Summit is perfect for anyone from the HMG community looking for an intensive experience and embraces the opportunity to serve as an ambassador of new knowledge and skills to teams at home. The In-Person Summit is well-suited for individuals leading HMG at the state and community-levels, as well as others from HMG systems who will find value in the learning intensives, such as lead evaluators, and policy and advocacy leads. 

The In-Person Summit kicks off at 12:00 pm Central on Wednesday, October 11, 2023 and concludes at 12:00 pm Central on Friday, October 13, 2023.

Learn More About the In-Person Summit

Virtual Event | October 17 | Virtual Attendee Hub

The Virtual Event will offer the affiliate-led breakout sessions we know and love, as well as role-based networking, HMG National Center update, keynote address, speed networking, and more. The Virtual Event aims to share affiliate-led strategies, ideas, tips, tricks, and cautionary tales, with breakout sessions focused on showcasing how HMG systems around the country are implementing the Model. Everyone across the HMG community is encouraged to attend the HMG Virtual Event, and it is especially valuable for those working for HMG systems, community partners, and all those interested in gaining more knowledge around HMG implementation strategy. 

The Virtual Event will be held on Tuesday, October 17, 2023.

Introducing Help Me Grow National Forum Week 2023 


In-Person Summit
October 11-13
Fort Worth, TX

Virtual Event
October 17
Virtual Attendee Hub


HMG leaders seeking to go deep and invest in professional development to accelerate impact and outcomes of their HMG.

Everyone who contributes to HMG’s operations, impact, and outcomes across the HMG National Affiliate Network.


Limited number of learning intensives facilitated by HMG National and key national partners leading the way in advancing system-building.

Affiliate-led content that highlights strategies, enhancements, ideas, and Model implementation approaches that advance HMG.


The HMG National Center is investing in ambassadors to champion learning, skill-building, idea-sharing, and impact within their HMG system.

HMG National embraces the whole HMG community and aims to spotlight the diverse strategies affiliates use to build and improve child-serving systems.

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