“Getting Ahead” poverty workshop to be held at Marian University, Feb. 23

February 21, 2017

Marian University will host the “Getting Ahead” poverty workshop on Thursday, February 23 from 12:00 – 3:30 p.m. in the Stayer Center’s Sodexo Dining Room.

This workshop will feature a new perspective on poverty and individuals and families who live on the fringes of society. It will offer an understanding of people from different life situations and provide tools to work more effectively together for systematic change. The workshop is intended for students, members of the Fond du Lac community, non-profit agencies, and community service and faith-based organizations.

The event is co-sponsored by Marian University’s Social Justice Committee and Working Families program, and St. Vincent de Paul.

This event is free and open to the public. Registration is required and requested no later than Tuesday, February 21 at noon. For more information or to register, contact Kerry Strupp at kstrupp@marianuniversity.edu or at 920.923.8953, or Jack Braun at jackb@svdpfdlc.org or at 920.979.9120.

Marian University was founded in 1936 by the Congregation of Sisters of St. Agnes in Fond du Lac, Wis. The institution has one of the lowest student-faculty ratios in the state, and strives to live its core values as a community committed to learning, dedicated to service and social justice and joined together by spiritual traditions. Marian offers undergraduate, adult, master’s and doctoral degree programs at its main campus and in facilities throughout Wisconsin.