Co-hosted by EUAR and End Poverty Durham, the 2019 Faith Summit on Racism and Child Poverty is a convening to share best practices in anti-racism and anti-poverty work, as well as increase interfaith collaboration towards dismantling racism and ending poverty in our community.

Participants will:

1. Gain awareness and understanding of racism as the root cause of child poverty.

2. Discover resources/services already happening in Durham to reduce racism and child poverty.

3. Create collaborative steps for congregations and organizations to work together to reduce racism and child poverty in Durham.

TENTATIVE AGENDA - March 7, 2019



7:45 - 8:30 am

Breakfast & Registration

8:30 - 9:00

Welcome & Interfaith Worship

9:00 - 9:30

Keynote Address - Rev. Jimmie Hawkins, Director of the Presbyterian Church (USA) Office of Public Witness

9:30 - 9:45

EUAR Framework Overview

9:45 – 10:00


10:00 – 11:30

Racial Equity Analysis for Durham (READ) 

11:30 - 12:00 pm

Anti-Racism Principles & Highlighted Organizations

12:00 – 1:00


1:00 – 2:30


Breakout Sessions

Safe and Affordable Housing

Education and School-to-Prison Pipeline

Eliminating Health Disparities

Closing the Wealth Gap

Criminal Legal System

2:30 – 2:45


2:45 – 3:00

Video Keynote - Special Guest

3:00 – 3:45

Insights & Engagement Discussion

3:45 - 4:00 pm

Closing Remarks & Networking


There is no cost to attend. However, a $10 donation is suggested for those who are able to contribute.  Contributions can be made online during registration or in person on March 7th. Breakfast, lunch, and childcare are provided. Everyone is welcome.



Registration is CLOSED.  



Thank you to our sponsors!

Supporter Level

Eno River Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, First Presbyterian Church, Watts Street Baptist Church, Westminster Presbyterian Church



Partner Level


Inspire Level

Office of Community Relations          


March 07, 2019 at 8:30am - 4pm


Union Baptist Church
904 N Roxboro St
Durham, NC 27701
United States
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