Voices of Social Change is proud to present "Closing the Poverty Gap: One Man's Journey to Social Change" as our first fall lecture, featuring Dr. Mark Bergel. Dr. Bergel is the founder and Executive Director of A Wider Circle, a nonprofit organization serving children and adults challenged by poverty. Since its founding in 2001, A Wider Circle has served nearly 100,000 children and adults. The organization provides basic need items to families transitioning out of shelters or simply living without life's necessities. A Wider Circle also leads educational workshops on topics raining from job skills and financial literacy to stress management and nutrition.
Come join us in hearing more about A Wider Circle and its mission to help end poverty in our local community.
Date: Thursday, September 27, 2012
Location: Thurgood Marshall Room of the Adele H. Stamp Student Union