News Release

Strengthening Families Conference Coming Soon!

The Africa West Area of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in collaboration with the Ghana Ministry of Gender, Ghana Children and Social Protection; Ghana Ministry of Chieftaincy and Religious Affairs; Domestic Violence and Victim Support Unit (DOVVSU); Ghana National Commission on Culture; and other Partners, will hold the third annual “Strengthening Families Conference” on June 23 - 24, 2021. The Conference will be held from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm on each day at the Christiansborg Stake Center of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Headquarters located at 57 Independence Avenue, North Ridge in Accra, Ghana.

This year, the conference will be held both virtually and in-person. The conference will be utilizing Zoom, YouTube and Facebook Live for the virtual participants.  The Church has also identified 47 church Stake Centers across the Africa West Area, along with 16 seminary and institute centers to be used as gathering places for people to view and participate in the conference.

There will be speakers from Ghana, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Cote d’Ivoire, Senegal, and the United States of America. In addition to these speakers, there will booths and workshops based on education, income generation and employment, self-reliance, children and youth development, and family search.

The theme of the 2021 Strengthening Families Conference is, “Strengthening the Rising Generation”.

The conference seeks to:

  • Bring together stakeholders to discuss some critical issues confronting the Rising Generation in areas of Education, Employment/Self Reliance, Values, Motivation/Empowerment and Health/Mental issues.
  • Educate and create awareness on these critical issues,
  • Discuss sustainable solutions to address the critical issues,
  • Invite stakeholders to transfer acquired knowledge and principles to their communities.     

This conference will change lives!

For more information to this conference, please go to and follow the links to register.

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