Forum on Justice & Opportunity
Posted by Episcopal Community Services on September 17, 2018
The Forum on Justice & Opportunity connects volunteers, social change activists, and human service experts around solutions to the biggest challenges facing the region. Engage with the compounded issues of poverty and initiate real world efforts to improve policy and practice.
Sat, October 20, 2018
8:30 AM – 4:00 PM EDT
150 North 6th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106
The City of Philadelphia has really seen a considerable economic growth, expanding upward and outward. And yet the breathtaking skyline and booming commerce belie a population that remains the most impoverished of the nation’s largest cities. While national trends indicate a declining poverty rate on the whole, Philadelphia’s poverty rate holds at 25.7 percent–an alarming one out of every four Philadelphians.
This year features Derald Wing Sue, PhD in a keynote about microaggressions and confronting our own biases and preconceptions in daily interactions. Morning breakout sessions will provide interactive engagement with anti-racist and anti-poverty practice.
Learn more about the Forum on Justice & Opportunity and register here!
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