Overcoming Poverty: Public Opening Session of the Catholic-Evangelical Leadership Summit with Robert Putnam at Georgetown University, May 11

Overcoming Poverty: Catholic-Evangelical Leadership Summit at Georgetown University, May 11, 2015

When: May 11, 2015, 6:30-9:00 p.m.

Where: Gaston Hall, Georgetown University

From the announcement: One in five children grows up poor in the richest nation on earth. Harvard Professor Robert Putnam​ ​documents and challenges this human and economic failure in his new bestselling book Our Kids: The American Dream in Crisis. Putnam, also the author of​ ​Bowling Alone and co-author of American Grace, will share his groundbreaking research, compelling stories and unusual passion for the widening opportunity gap at the opening public session the Catholic-Evangelical Summit on Overcoming Poverty.

Putnam’s presentation ​will be followed by a distinguished panel of religious and national leaders will ​discuss long-neglected questions including ​h​ow Catholic, evangelical, and other leaders ​can ​help make overcoming poverty a clear moral imperative and urgent national priority​. Georgetown President John J. DeGioia will open the Dialogue. ​

Link to full announcement and RSVP.

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