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MEW to host Poor People's Campaign anniversary events
Start Date: 4/24/2018Start Time: 11:00 AM
End Date: 4/24/2018End Time: 12:00 PM
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The Myrlie Evers-Williams Institute for the Elimination of Health Disparities will mark the 50th anniversary of the Poor People’s Campaign with a panel discussion and viewing of the Emmy Award-winning documentary, “The Line’ Poverty in America: It’s Not What You Think,” from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. on Monday, April 16, in the second-floor conference center of the Norman C. Nelson Student Union, and a presentation on the economics of poverty from 11 a.m.-noon on Tuesday, April 24, in classroom R354 (upper amphitheatre). The April 16 panel discussion will be moderated by Dr. Louwanda Evans, an assistant professor at Millsaps College, and will include William Bynum, CEO of the Hope Enterprise Corporation, and Dr. Corey Wiggins, executive director of the Mississippi chapter of the NAACP. The April 24 presentation by Dr. Ed Sivak, executive vice president of communications and policy at the Hope Enterprise Corporation, is on “The Economics of Poverty: Where Do We Go From Here?” For more information about either event, call Robria Horton-Daniels at 5-9016 or email her at
Contact Information:
Name: Robria Horton-Daniels
Phone: 601-815-9016

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