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Every Valley: Dr. King Legacy Symposium on Community Economic Empowerment

Fri, 4 Apr, 2014 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Every Valley

The economic divide in the U.S. has widened in unprecedented ways since Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. fought for economic justice. Together, we can stem the tide of this growing crisis. 


We invite you to participate in Every Valley: Dr. King Legacy Symposium on Community Economic Empowerment to explore strategies to transform financial hopelessness to financial health within the communities that you serve. Every Valley will enable you to connect with faith-based leaders, business development specialists, and small business owners to explore programs that your faith community might participate in to help transform critical economic disparities to new community opportunities.

Friday, April 4, 2014, 10.00 a.m.-2.00 p.m.
The Riverside Church
Assembly Hall
(enter at 91 Claremont Avenue, near 120th Street)

To better equip you in your community ministry, Every Valley offers: 

  • Special Guest Speakers:
    • Rev. Dr. James Forbes, Senior Minister Emeritus, The Riverside Church; and President, Healing of the Nations Foundation 
    • Eugene Cornelius, Deputy Associate Administrator, U.S. Small Business Administration
  • Panel Discussions exploring why and how we can stem the tide of economic inequality
  • Linkages with Business/Job Development Programs
  • Roundtable Discussions and Networking with other faith leaders

Lunch provided. Free will offering. Questions? Contact: 347-597-8028

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The Symposium is co-sponsored by The Riverside Church, Union Theological Seminary, New York Theological Seminary, and Center of Spiritual Light.

Location: The Riverside Church
Assembly Hall
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