2020 Southern Arizona Summit

Event Overview, Agenda and Breakout Session Recordings

Thank you to all who joined us virtually for the 7th Annual Southern Arizona Summit and convening of the Southern Arizona Be Connected Community Network, a collaborative group focused on the 185,000 service members, veterans and their families who live throughout southern Arizona.

Weren’t able to join us? No worries! We are uploading video recordings of the General Session and Breakout Sessions below. Stay tuned–they are coming soon!

Agenda Overview:

8:45 – 9:00: Signing In
9:00 – 9:45: Welcome, Introductions and Key Leader Round Robin
9:45 – 10:00: Program Updates
10:00 – 10:10: Break and Transition to Breakout Sessions
10:10 – 10:55 Breakout Sessions (view recordings below)
10:55 – 11:00: Transition to General Session for Closing
11:00 – 11:30
: Breakout Session Highlight Reel and Wrap-up

Check out the General Session here!

Everyone in the community with an interest in and concern about the mental health and wellness of our military, veteran and family population. This includes service members, veterans, family members, as well as representatives of mental health & physical health providers, community organizations, faith-based organizations, government agencies, tribal organizations, first responders, educators, employers and more.

The General Session included remarks from Be Connected partner leadership, including
the Southern AZ VA Health Care System, VA Regional Office, Arizona Department of Veterans’ Services, Arizona Coalition for Military Families, University of Arizona Veteran Education and Transition Services and Southern Arizona Be Connected Community Network.

Summit Breakout Session Recordings

Rural Arizona Veterans and the Rural Arizona Connects Project
Speakers: Chessa Emmons, Cody Welty

Veteran Employment and the Career Navigation Program
Speaker: Kelly Anne Wilde

Self Care during COVID
Speakers: Dr. Teri Davis, Sheila Sedig, Dee Person {SAVAHCS Person}


Questions? Email events@arizonacoalition.org

Need connection to resources and support?
Contact Be Connected at 1-866-4AZ-VETS(429-8387).
Available to all service members, veterans, family members and helpers.