Summit on Challenging the Racial & Economic Caste System is Jan. 26


The Washtenaw County Poor People’s Campaign is hosting a summit on January 26 to create an action agenda challenging the many systemic barriers that keep people trapped in poverty.  The Moral Fusion Summit on Challenging the Racial & Economic Caste System in Washtenaw County will feature two sets of working sessions focused on systemic poverty and racism. Session topics are Criminal Justice, Education (K-12), Employment/Wages, Health, Healthcare and Disability, LGBT Issues, Environmental Justice, Housing, Immigration, Policing, and Veterans Concerns.

The summit is free, though those who can afford it are asked to contribute $10 towards lunch and other expenses. Those wishing to attend can register online at or call Lisa Bashert at 724-255-0592.

The Event

What: Summit on Challenging the Racial & Economic Caste System
When: Saturday, January 26, 2019, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Where: Brown Chapel AME, 1043 W. Michigan Ave. , Ypsilanti, MI
Who:    Impacted people, local activists and community leaders

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