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Push Back Poverty: Faith & Action 2019 Spring Conference
May 2 at 7:30 am - 12:30 pm
For this year’s Faith & Action Spring Conference on May 2 at Eastern Star Church keynote speaker Father Greg Boyle leads a morning of insights. A dynamic storyteller, Boyle is a Jesuit priest and founder of Homeboy Industries in Los Angeles, the largest gang intervention, rehabilitation and re-entry program in the world. His book, Tattoos on the Heart: The Power of Boundless Compassion, is a New York Times bestseller. He’ll share the platform with two young men who have participated in Homeboy programs.
You also will hear from Faith & Action Project grant recipients, who will discuss their programs and how the grants have helped them scale up and in increase their impact.
At noon, the Faith & Action Project will hold an informational meeting for organizations interested in applying for 2019 Faith & Action Project grants.
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Attendance at the Spring Conference is a prerequisite for organizations wanting to applying for a Faith & Action grant.
7:30 a.m. Welcome and registration
8:30 a.m. Keynote Speaker Father Greg Boyle
9:15 a.m. Moderated discussion with Father Greg and his trainees
10:00 a.m. Break
10:15 a.m. Grantee video and testimonials
10:30 a.m. Conversation with past grantees
11:50 a.m. Closing remarks
12:00 p.m. Adjourn/Grant information meeting
12:20 p.m Adjourn