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Faith & Action’s Fall Event: Poverty
October 23, 2018 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Poverty: Examining Roots, Working Toward Solutions
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Please join us Oct. 23 for a discussion of poverty in Indianapolis, its root causes and our hope for the future. The local leaders scheduled to participate are:
- Michelle Alexander, author of “The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness,” speaks widely about the socioeconomic impact of racial discrimination, specifically for African American males
- Michael Huber, president and CEO of the Indy Chamber, whose Rebuilding the Dream report focuses on inclusive growth in the region;
- Angela Carr Klitzsch, president and CEO of EmployIndy, which seeks to ensure all Marion County residents have access to the services and training necessary to secure a livable wage and grow in a career that meets employer demand for talent;
- Dr. Frank A. Thomas, a preacher, scholar and professor of African American preaching at Christian Theological Seminary, who will bring a perspective on how the faith community should be responding to poverty.