Wednesday Lunch Hour - Religious and Historical Perspectives on Poverty

Wednesday, November 30, 2016
Noon - 12:50 pm
Genrich-Rusling Room, LeChase Hall 215

In this presentation, Dr. Walker will discuss the effects of poverty on children and families with a view toward historical interpretation and religious perspectives on its historical continuity. He will provide a frank appraisal of the insidious nature of poverty and the individuals and systems that have benefited from its existence.
Reverend Dr. Walker is a faculty member in the Department of Psychiatry and member of the Office of Mental Health Promotion. He is a well-respected historical scholar and an acclaimed and provocative speaker. He was the keynote speaker for the Martin Luther King Commission’s Annual Interfaith Worship celebration at Kodak Hall in 2005. Dr. Walker has been pastor of the Christian Friendship Missionary Baptist Church for 27 years and is the founder of the Rochester Area Child Abuse Network.

A light lunch will be served. Food will be available at 11:45 am. The program will start promptly at noon.

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