Conference Information

Screen Shot 2016-05-18 at 9.39.09 AMWe are thrilled to be heading to Albuquerque for the 2016 National Call To Action Conference!

The Albuquerque Marriott will serve as the official conference hotel and meeting venue. Located close to the suburban neighborhood of Nob Hill, north of the city and near the historic downtown district, the conference hotel will provide a terrific home base for this year’s conference. Its elegantly designed hotel rooms offer a range of comforts, including high-speed Internet access, flat-screen TVs, data ports, and more.

For more information about conference hotel, travel, airport shuttle, children & teens youth program, 20/30 young adult events, caucuses, networking & special events, scholarships & financial aid see below.

Screen Shot 2016-05-18 at 9.45.32 AMConference Hotel

The Albuquerque Marriott located at 2101 Louisiana Blvd NE will serve as the official conference hotel with discounted room blocks of $109.00 plus tax per night. Hotel room reservations are taken at the time of registration (please do not contact the hotel directly to reserve space). If you have questions about registration and hotel reservations contact the conference registrar at 800.266.0866 or by email at registrar@nixassoc.com.

Airplanes, Buses & Trains

Albuquerque’s International Sunport (ABQ) is minutes from the conference hotel and provides service by most major airline carriers such as United, Southwest, American, and others.

Website: http://www.abqsunport.com

The Alvarado Transportation Center (ATC) is a multimodal transit hub located at 100 1st Street SW in Downtown Albuquerque. Connections may be made to ABQ Ride, Amtrak Southwest Chief, Rail Runner Express and Greyound Bus. Rapid Ride bus service will take you to the University of New Mexico, Presbyterian Hospital, Old Town, and many other places directly from the ATC.

Website: http://www.cabq.gov/transit

Airport Shuttle

Sunport Shuttle offers shuttle service from/to Albuquerque’s airport and the hotel. Visit sunportshuttle.com or call 866.505.4966 to schedule service. Shuttle rates are $15 one-way or $28 roundtrip per person from the airport.

Children and Teens Youth Program

If you plan to bring children to the conference and would like to connect with other families attending, please email conference@cta-usa.org to be connected to our Faith & Families group.

20/30 Young Adult Community

Catholics in their 20s and 30s from around the country gather at conference each November. In addition to the conference agenda full of outstanding workshops and speakers special events are held to lift up and build community among young adult Catholics. Scholarships and financial assistance are available for 20/30 folks who might otherwise not be able to attend. More information will be available as soon as it is available.

Caucuses & Special Events

Join in the conversation at one of the many different caucus and events held throughout the weekend! Connect with others who have similar interests, challenges and successes as you. Caucus application deadline is August 15, 2016.

Online Application to Host a Caucus

If you are wanting to host a special event (e.g., reception) please email conference@cta-usa.org to get more information on how we can help you sponsor an outstanding event.

Liturgy, Eucharist, & Prayer

Cultivating change can be hard work. Over the course of the weekend you’ll have the opportunity to nourish yourself spiritually through Call To Action’s uplifting liturgies and prayer sessions. Whether celebrating in community or spending time alone in our prayer room, you’ll have the time and space to rejuvenate for justice!

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Call To Action believes that everyone should have the opportunity to attend our conference. There are a number of ways to help reduce the cost and financial burden of the conference. Priority scholarship deadline is July 31. If funds remain, further scholarship deadline is September 30.

General Scholarship Fund

Due to the generosity of donors and supporters, Call To Action is able to offer a limited amount of general scholarship aid for conference participants who could not otherwise afford to attend. Use the online financial aid form below to apply.

Shirley Adler Scholarship for Young Adults

Ms. Shirley Adler has generously provided a donation to assist young adults (of college age and those in their 20’s and 30’s) to attend the Call To Action conference. Use the online financial aid form below to apply.

Msgr. Cardijin Scholarship for Workers

A number of people formed in the “observe, judge, act” methodology of Msgr. Cardijn and the Young Christian Worker movement have made funds available for people who could not otherwise afford to attend the Call To Action conference. Use the online financial aid form below to apply.

Click here to fill out and submit online financial aid form

 

 

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