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2018 Missouri Poverty Summit

Missourians to End Poverty

Together We Can Build Resilient Communities

September 20th in Jefferson City, MO

Missouri Poverty Summit
Platinum Sponsor
Missouri Community Action Network


Join Missourians to End Poverty and difference-makers from across the state for a day of community-centered dialogue at the 2018 Missouri Poverty Summit!  The 2018 Missouri Poverty Summit features two engaging keynote speakers, Rev. Liz Theoharis and Dr. Jason Purnell, as well as a panel discussion with elected officials and a panel of experts addressing the five elements of poverty—economic and family security, education, food, health, housing and energy - read more.


Registration Opens - 8:00 am

Welcome & Opening - 9:00 am

Community-Based Solutions Panel | Addressing the Five Elements of Poverty: How an Assets-Based Approach Leads to Better Outcomes - 9:30 am

Morning Break & Refreshments - 10:45 am

Opening Keynote Speaker: Rev. Liz Theoharis, The Center for Religions, Rights, and Social Justice - 11:15 am

Luncheon & Networking - 12:15 pm

Public Policy Issues Panel | The Policy-Practice Connection: Strengthening Missouri’s Public Policies to Uplift Low-Income Missourians - 1:15 pm

Closing Keynote Speaker: Dr. Jason Purnell, Associate Professor, Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis - 2:45 pm

Closing Remarks - 3:45 pm

Conclusion - 4:00 pm

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