March Program Day: Class & Poverty

Date: Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Time: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Location: Catholic Charities of Greater Boston, Community Room

185 Columbia Road,

Dorchester, MA 02121

Click here for directions to Catholic Charities of Greater Boston


Our March program day will focus on the effects of class and poverty on Boston’s residents, exploring how they impact various identities and the structural factors that help or hinder community and personal economic opportunity. Our objectives are:

  • To understand the entrenched nature of poverty in Boston 
  • To identify which populations are most impacted by poverty 
  • To explore the impact of race, gender, and class on economic opportunity 
Agenda- Download Agenda
  • 8:30 AM – Continental breakfast available
  • 9:00 AM –  Welcome & opening remarks
  • 9:45 AM – Site welcome & overview
  • 10:05 AM – Class activity
  • 11:45 AM – Inclusive Communication Skills Practice
  • 12:30 PM – Lunch
  • 1:15 PM – Leadership Commitments
  • 1:30 PM – Panel: Poverty in Boston
  • 3:30 PM – Class dialogue
  • 4:30 PM – Evaluations, wrap up, & close

Complete the following readings before our program day:

Watch the following video to prepare for our program day:

  • Online Module: Please watch the video and complete the questions in your LeadBoston Journal. There will also be a post and share question, so be sure to leave your response as a comment on the post started by Rachael.