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 Export to Your Calendar 10/4/2018 to 10/6/2018
When: October 4-6, 2018
Where: DoubleTree by Hilton Portland Hotel
363 Maine Mall Road
South Portland, Maine  04106
United States
Contact: Mel Goodwin

Online registration is available until: 9/25/2018
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Training Stipends



Sponsor & Exhibitor Opportunities

Steve Shore Community Catalyst Award


Begun by the North Carolina Community Health Center Association in 1988, the East Coast Migrant Stream Forum is an annual conference that offers skills-based training and workforce development opportunities to professionals in the agricultural worker and community health fields.

Through workshops and networking opportunities, attendees are exposed to the latest in workforce development skills training, clinical trends, agricultural worker-specific service delivery models, cutting-edge research, and legislative and funding initiatives.

Educational sessions are skills- and outcome-based, and the conference offers Continuing Medical Education and Continuing Nursing Education credits.

Sessions are organized into five major disciplines:

-Outreach/Lay Health/Community Health Workers

We would like to thank the Bureau of Primary Health Care, Health Resources and Services Administration and the National Center for Farmworker Health for providing base funding and support for the East Coast Migrant Stream Forum.


Registration is open! To pay by credit card, please scroll up to the top of this page and click the blue 'Register' button to register for the conference. If you would like to pay by check, click here for a hard copy of the registration formEarly bird rates are available through August 31, 2018.


Check back often for the most up to date information on workshops and plenary sessions in our draft of the conference program.


NCCHCA is pleased to offer a limited number of training stipends to support attendance at the 2018 East Coast Migrant Stream Forum. Priority is given to Outreach Workers, Promotores(as) de Salud, Lay Health Workers, and Community Health Workers in the Eastern United States and Puerto Rico.  Review the training stipends application for more information or to apply. Applications are due by Friday, August 17th. 


DoubleTree by Hilton Portland Hotel
363 Maine Mall Road
South Portland, ME 04106

NCCHCA has negotiated a discounted hotel room rate of $139 plus tax for single/double rooms. The hotel will honor this group rate until noon on September 18, 2018, or until the block is sold out, whichever occurs first.

Reserve your room online or by calling (800) 560-7753 and referencing the East Coast Migrant Stream Forum.


Through generous partnerships and support, NCCHCA is able to provide these essential training and professional development opportunities. Please help us continue the 31 year legacy of the East Coast Migrant Stream Forum by becoming a sponsor or exhibitor at this year's conference. Sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities are available through September 7, 2018.

Click here to view the Sponsors & Exhibitors page.


As a tribute to NCCHCA's second Executive Director Steve Shore and his commitment to improving the health and well being of agricultural workers, NCCHCA honors the legacies of others who share this same vision through the Steve Shore Community Catalyst Award. Each year, through a nomination and selection process, NCCHCA identifies one individual, program, or organization whose work has incited positive change in the health and wellness among agricultural workers in an East Coast Migrant Stream Forum state.

Submit a nomination for the 2018 Steve Shore Community Catalyst Award by August 17, 2018. 

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