Poor No More: Closing the Gap of Exclusion

There will be a state wide “Poor No More” conference in Columbus, Ohio on October 4th and 5th at the Radison Hotel. This poor people’s conference will have a series of workshops and will conclude on the last day with a rally to the Statehouse.

The workshops include: welfare, homelessness, utilities, accessible public transportation, employment, hunger, child care, education and health care. There will be various speakers from the state of Ohio addressing these issues.

The purpose of the conference is to build a platform whereby homeless and/or poor people can voice their opinions and lobby the State House. 300 people from across the state will attend. Many of these people are poor, homeless, and without health care or education.

Some locals folks are volunteering to help with the planning, and 30-50 people will attend the Columbus conference to represent Cleveland. For more information about the “Poor No More” conference, please contact NEOCH at 241-1104

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