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Thursday, June 18 • 2:45pm - 3:45pm
End Poverty Now

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They have become great and rich,
they have grown fat and sleek.
... they do not judge with justice
the cause of the orphan ...
and they do not defend the rights of the needy.
— Jeremiah 5:27–28

The foundation for this conversation will be the Children's Defense Fund's report Ending Child Poverty Now. We will discuss strategies that are working in states to decrease child poverty. We will look at the importance of a two-generation approach to increasing the economic security of children and families.

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Peggy Flanagan

Peggy Flanagan joined Children’s Defense Fund-Minnesota as its executive director in 2013. Prior to that, she spent eight years with Wellstone Action, first as director and founder of the Native American Leadership Program and then as director of external affairs. Flanagan also serves as adjunct faculty for George Washington University’s Native American Political Leadership Program. A citizen of the White Earth Nation of Ojibwe... Read More →

Thursday June 18, 2015 2:45pm - 3:45pm
McGivney G 005 (One floor down from entrance)