Be A Co-Sponsor

Photo(18)We are seeking cosponsors for our 2015 conference, which will be held Sept. 18-20 at Unity Village in Kansas City, MO. For as little as $40, you can help fund scholarships for local writers, storytellers, community leaders, educators, arts facilitators and health professionals to attend the Power of Words, and tell the story of your vital work to all who participate.

TO BECOME A CO-SPONSOR:  Please choose your co-sponsorship level below, make your payment, and fill out the form you are redirected to after checkout.

Our annual conference gathers all who use words aloud or on the page to encourage community and cultural change, health and healing, liberation and celebration. Cosponsors pay $40-$60 on a sliding scale. Deadline for being included in program: 5 p.m. CST/ 6 p.m. EST/ 4 p.m. MST/ 3 p.m. PST, Friday, Sept. 11:

Click a box below to contribute your cosponsorship funds:


Co-Sponsor $40


Co-Sponsor $50


Co-Sponsor $60






Benefits include:

  • Distribution of your flyers, brochures or other material to all attendees

  • Information about your programs, services and products in the conference program

  • Links to your organization or business on our website, Facebook page and Twitter

  • Table space at the conference to display information and sell products (cosponsors receive one-third of an eight-foot table)

Please help us bring all who need The Power of Words experience to our 2015 event. Your $40-$60 helps break down the financial barriers that keep many in our community from attending.

Conference committee: Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg and Ronda Miller, co-chairs; Sandy Snook, Diane Silver, Mary Wharff, Deborah Altus, Brian Daldorph, Joanne Hickey, Nancy Hubble, Stephanie Christensen, Greg Smith, Diane Smith, Willie Young, Peggy Mulvihill, Kelly Hams-Pearson, José Faus, Amy Nixon, Sharon Gibson, Michael Caron; and Teri Grunthaner, TLAN Interim Coordinator

P. S. If you want to do more, you can be an official underwriter of the conference and increase the power of your gift tenfold. Please visit our underwriter page to learn more.