Poverty Summit Recap (April 24, 2019)

Wednesday, April 10, 2019


Historical Timeline

Thursday, April 11, 2019

Bishop Jackson from Cornerstone Baptist

Keynote presentation and Overview of Topic and Data by David Dodson/MDC

Introduction of Topic #1

Address educational readiness and success for low-income children, discuss importance of childcare and support for new families as they learn how to become families and parents.

Wrap-up of Topic #1

Introduction of Topic #2

Interrupt the intergenerational cycle of poverty by equipping and supporting low-income parents – using the 2-generational literacy as an exit strategy from poverty.

Wrap-up of Topic #2

Introduction of Topic #3

Living Wage- Address Family Economic Insecurity

Wrap-up of Topic #3

Introduction of Topic #4

Neighborhood Isolation - Ensure that low-income households have convenient and affordable access to needed amenities and mobility-enhancing “infrastructure of opportunity”

Wrap-up of Topic #4 & Closing