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The End of Us & Them: A Conversation about Poverty in Niagara

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 12/05/2018
8:30 am - 3:00 pm

Location
Vineland United Mennonite

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A weekend of stories from Westview Centre4Women and Welcome Inn. We aim to familiarize local MCEC churches with the Westview community and raise awareness on issues of poverty our region.

Saturday
Location: Vineland United Mennonite Church 3327 MENNO, Vineland
8:30-9:00 – coffee and snacks
9:00- 10:15 – Hugo and Doreen share stories from Welcome Inn and mutuality.
10:30-11:20 – Carol Penner: Associate Professor of Practical Theology at Conrad Grebel
11:30- 12:00 Sarah from Positive Living Niagara will about her work and the Secure Injection Site pilot project in Queenston
12:00 – 1:00 – Lunch
1:15-2:30 Panel/activity on Neighbourhoods and poverty: Suzanne Veenstra with Niagara Prosperity Initiative, Matt Thompson with Beasley Neighbourhood Association, and Caleb Regier, a former outreach worker for Start Me Up Niagara, Chaired by Caleb Ratzlaff
2:30 -3:00- Wrap up – comments from Hugo and Doreen