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Poverty Rate. More than 1 in 4 Philadelphians live below the poverty line ($24,000 a year for a family of 4) and of these households, half are in “deep poverty” which is defined as a household income of less than $12,000.
The 2018 Summit featured 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.
Join us for the Annual Poverty Summit, where partners and APN members gather from around the state to learn and strategize about solutions to ameliorate and end poverty. The Summit is always a keystone of APN’s year.
The 2018 Poverty Matters Summit, Statewide edition would not have been possible without the power of the Social Development Foundation and our supporting sponsors. A special thank you to Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield for being our presenting sponsor this year.
The Poverty Summit is a safe, respectful and welcoming community conversation. It is citizen-led, multi-generational, and local. It is exciting to listen to the stories and feel the energy and passion of participants who care, and want to make our local communities even better.
The Poverty Summit builds on the experiences of smaller scale community empowerment summits Clear Vision convened in 2012 and 2013 and the results of county-wide community dialogues held in 2014-15 that identified issues related to poverty as a major concern throughout Eau Claire County.
Please join us for our 4th Poverty Solutions Summit, formerly the Anti-Poverty Summit. Local and national experts will share innovative community and economic development strategies and how theseideas can be adapted to increase prosperity and economic opportunity in Miami-Dade County.
The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops has declared January “Poverty Awareness Month.” In response, we are excited to host “kNOw Poverty,” a poverty summit focusing on eliminating poverty one person at a time on January 28, 2016.
up in poverty is an adverse childhood experience that can impact children for the rest of their lives; in fact, one in five grows up in poverty in a majority of our counties. The way to break generational poverty is to start with children from ages zero to three. This Summit will raise awareness about the issue through
This year's Summit theme will be Solving Poverty: Working Together for Racial and Economic Justice. The Summit is always a keystone of APN’s year, gathering partners and members from around the state to learn and strategize together about solutions to end poverty.