October 18, 2018 | 6:00 p.m. | Springfield City Hall
225 Fifth St., Springfield OR 97477
If you’ve grown up in the United States, chances are you’ve been conditioned to trust that our individual success is earned through hard work. But if this is the case, what do we make of the millions of Americans who struggle with poverty, hunger, and job insecurity? Who is to blame for poverty? What qualities or conditions allow a person to be considered “deserving” of government and community support? Join facilitator Erica Tucker for a conversation that explores our beliefs about poverty and asks us to consider our assumptions about who should—and shouldn’t—be eligible for support. Read more.
This event takes place in the Library Meeting Room at Springfield City Hall.
City of Springfield
Vahana Keene at email@example.com