Thursday, May 11
Rhode Island College
Now is the time to register for the Annual Interfaith Poverty Conference sponsored by the Rhode Island Interfaith Coalition to Reduce Poverty. This year’s keynote speaker is the Rev. Dr. James A. Forbes, Jr. An author, a scholar, a preacher and a pastor, Rev. Dr. Forbes will bring a prophetic, prayerful, powerful voice to Rhode Island.
In addition to the keynote, the conference will be highlighted by four workshop choices including: Immigration 101, Fair Pay for Work, Racial & Economic Disparities in Education and Housing, and Growing Older in Community.
This year churches can register for a reduced rate if coming as a group of 3+. Individual tickets are available on a sliding scale.