March 24, 2014

National Conference on Ending Poverty to be Held in Silver Spring


County Executive Ike Leggett will present opening remarks at The National Conference on Ending Poverty on Saturday, March 29, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Silver Spring Civic Building, One Veterans Place.

The conference, sponsored by A Wider Circle, in collaboration with the County’s Office of Community Partnerships, will feature presentations by national and regional experts and community leaders. There also will be a discussion by individuals who have risen out of poverty and understand the challenges firsthand.

Tickets are $20 or $10 for students.

For information or to register, visit www.awidercircle.org or call 301-609-3504.

2 comments:

  1. How do you end Poverty by charging $20.00 to attend a county conference to end poverty??

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    1. Thank you for your comment. It is not that unusual for conferences sponsored by non-profits to have registration fees to cover expenses, no matter what the topic.

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