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2016 Poverty Summit

January 28, 2016 @ 7:30 am - 3:00 pm

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The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops has declared January “Poverty Awareness Month.” In response, we are excited to host “kNOw Poverty,” a poverty summit focusing on eliminating poverty one person at a time on January 28, 2016.

The event is generously underwritten by CHI St. Luke’s Health and will take place at the University of St. Thomas in Houston. Tickets are $25 and an additional $10 charge for CEU credits. Breakfast and lunch are provided.

Keynote presentation by: Shane Lopez, Ph.D, the world’s leading researcher on hope.
Other Presenters Include:

Cynthia Colbert President/CEO, Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston
Dr. Robert Ivany President, University of Saint Thomas
Willie Bennett Senior Organizer, TMO
Mike Malkemes Founding Director, Generation One
Dr. Pamela Berger Public Policy Manager, Houston Food Bank
Deacon Sam Dunning Director, Office of Justice and Peace, Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston
Cynthia Cisneros Vice President, Community Affairs, ABC 13 KTRK Television
Mandi Kimball Director of Public Policy and Government Affairs, Children at Risk
Melody Barr Deputy Assistant Director for Public Services Housing and Community Development, City of Houston
Natalie Wood Vice President, Strengthening Families and Senior Services, Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston


January 28, 2016
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
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Matt Johns
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University of St. Thomas
3800 Montrose Blvd
Houston, TX 77006 United States
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