Classes

A Call to Action: Poverty Reduction in Kalamazoo County

Jan. 28-Feb. 25, 2014

The University-Community Empowerment Center is partnering with Western Michigan University’s Academy for Lifelong Learning  to host A Call to Action: Poverty Reduction in Kalamazoo County seminar. It is a series of classes designed to help the public learn about the problems associated with poverty and to discover ways to alleviate it in southwest Michigan and to empower individuals and communities to be their own change agents. The five free classes feature experts addressing the following topics:

  • Jan. 28—Education
  • Feb. 4—Income Security
  • Feb. 11—Affordable Housing
  • Feb. 18—Mental and Physical Health
  • Feb. 25—Legal Issues and Criminal Justice

More information about the classes and enrollment can be found at www.wmich.edu/extended/reducepoverty.