December 1, 2017
8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Spertus Institute/Venue SIX10
610 S. Michigan Ave.
In these tumultuous times, important anti-poverty programs and civil rights protections face threats at the federal level. We must look at the real and imminent impact these policy changes have on low-income people and communities. The choices that states make will have monumental consequences on the ability of their residents to grow and learn, work, care for loved ones, and live in dignity.
Join the Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law for a day-long gathering to examine the future of justice for workers, families, and communities across the country. Tickets are $75, and include breakfast, lunch, and a cocktail reception.
Dorian T. Warren President, Center for Community Change Action, and Vice-President, Center for Community Change. A progressive scholar, organizer and media personality, Dorian Warren has worked to advance racial, economic and social justice for over two decades.
Lisa Marsh Ryerson is President of AARP Foundation, the charitable affiliate of AARP. A bold, disciplined, and collaborative leader, she sets the Foundation's strategic direction and steers its efforts to realize an audacious vision: a country free of poverty where no older person feels vulnerable.
Cristina Jiménez is Executive Director & Co-founder of United We Dream (UWD), the largest immigrant youth-led organization in the country. She has been organizing in immigrant communities for over a decade and was part of UWD's campaign team that led to the historic victory of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program in 2012 that protects close to a million young immigrants from deportation.
Download the Shriver Summit app for full details on the workshops and panels being offered throughout the day.
7:45am Registration with Continental Buffet
8:15 am Breakfast Plenary: Why States Matter with Dorian T. Warren
9:10 am-12:00pm Panel Discussions
Track 1: The Future of the Community
Track 2: The Future of the Family
Track 3: The Future of the Worker
12:10 pm - 1:15 pm Lunch Plenary
1:25 pm - 4:15 pm Afternoon Workshops
Track 1: Framing Your Work
Track 2: The Next Generation of Advocates
4:15 pm - 5:30 pm Reception
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Justice Dinners are an opportunity for Shriver Center ambassadors, friends, and supporters to gather for intimate and engaging conversations on poverty, racial justice, and policy solutions that can be implemented at the federal, state, and local level.
Hosted by Shriver Center supporters, the 50 Justice Dinners to be held across the country in 2017 will generate ideas, expand networks, and enlist allies for justice and opportunity.
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