2019 Faith Summit on Racism & Child Poverty

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Union Baptist Church

904 North Roxboro Street

Durham, NC 27701

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Co-hosted by EUAR and End Poverty Durham

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The 2019 Faith Summit is a convening to share best practices in anti-racism and anti-poverty work, as well as increase interfaith collaboration towards dismantling racism and ending poverty in the community.

Participants will:

1. Gain awareness and understanding of racism as the root cause of child poverty.

2. Discover resources/services already happening in Durham to reduce racism and child poverty.

3. Create collaborative steps for congregations and organizations to work together to reduce racism and child poverty in Durham.


7:45 - 8:30 am: Breakfast & Registration

8:30 - 9:00: Welcome & Interfaith Worship

9:00 - 9:30: Keynote Address - Rev. Jimmie Hawkins

9:30 - 9:45: EUAR Framework Overview

9:45 – 10:00: Break

10:00 – 11:30: Racial Equity Analysis for Durham (READ)

11:30 - 12:00 pm: Anti-Racism Principles & Highlighted Organizations

12:00 – 1:00: Lunch

1:00 – 2:30 : Breakout Sessions (5 options):

Safe and Affordable Housing, Education and School-to-Prison Pipeline, Eliminating Health Disparities, Closing the Wealth Gap, Criminal Legal System

2:30 – 2:45: Break

2:45 - 3:00: Video Keynote - Special Guest

3:00 – 3:45: Insights & Engagement Discussion

3:45 - 4:00 pm: Closing Remarks & Networking


There is no cost to attend. However, a $10 donation is suggested for those who are able to contribute. Contributions can be made during registration or in person on March 7th. Breakfast, lunch, and child care are provided. Everyone is welcome.


Registration is REQUIRED. Please select your desired breakout session and identify dietary needs for lunch. Dietary accommodations must be requested by February 14th.

**If you need child care, please select one ticket for each child to secure space for your children.**


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Durham, NC 27701

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