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Facing Poverty in our Midst: Past, Present, Future

Friday, April 17, 2015
1:00pm – 4:00pm

Storrs Campus
Konover Auditorium, Thomas J. Dodd Research Center

A Community Forum to Education, Engage and Inspire

1:00-2:30pm: Keynote Address--Sasha Abramsky, author of 'The American Way of Poverty'

2:30-2:45: Book signing 2:45-3:15pm: Documentary showing (film describes the experiences and effects of poverty in Northeastern Connecticut)

3:15-4:00pm: Panel discussion including human rights experts, political leaders, and community agency leaders

4:00pm: Reception

Free admission to students, faculty, and staff with UConn ID

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Sara Cook,

Community Outreach (primary), Student Activities, UConn Master Calendar

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