An Initiative of Utah’s First Lady, Jeanette Herbert

Critical Resources for Parents

Uplift Families believes that strong parent-child relationships are the key to providing children with the tools necessary to make safe and healthy choices in their lives, keeping them free of drugs, alcohol, violence, crime and pornography. The Uplift Families program will include Web-based resources, social media experiences, educational materials, and periodic conferences on the family.

Attend the Uplift Families Parenting Conference (Oct 26)

Uplift Families Parenting Conference Details


October 26th, 2013
220 West Center St., Provo, Utah


  • 5:30 – 6:30pm Dinner Stations among Exhibits and Booths
  • 6:30 – 8:30pm Plenary Sessions with Guest Presenters
  • 8:30 - 9:30pm Meet the Presenters Dessert/Exhibits

Uplift Families Vision

To promote happiness, prosperity and societal stability through strong families and meaningful parent-child relationships.

Uplift Families Mission

To connect parents to programs, resources and information – both from Uplift Families and partner organizations – that help them acquire the skills necessary to raise loving, responsible children.

Conference Sponsors



  • Richard and Linda Eyre: Best Selling Authors, Parenting Experts and Keynote Speakers
  • Stephanie Nielson: Best Selling Author, Speaker and Creator of “NieNie Dialogues”
  • Chad Lewis: Former NFL Pro Bowl Player, Author and Speaker
  • Nicholeen Peck: National “Family Government" Author and Nominee National Mother of the Year
  • Polly Scott: Public Relations Director at “Women for Decency”
  • Charles Michinski: Family Finance, Personal Development Coach and Founder of The Coaching Box
  • Abbie Vianes: Certified Prevention Specialist, Trainer and Life Coach

Special Performance

Carmen Rasmusen Herbert – Recording Artist, American Idol Finalist, Columnist for Deseret News

Additional Features

  • International Dinner and Dessert Stations
  • Exhibits and Booths by Supporting Organizations
  • Door Prizes and Special Give-aways

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