Thursday, February 14, 2013

Saint Teresa Institute hosts exploration of poverty Feb. 20

The SMU community is invited to participate in a meaningful exploration of what it means to live in poverty.

The topic of the next “Dining for Women” event, hosted by the Saint Teresa Leadership and Service Institute for Women, will be “Welfare to Wealthfare: which way are you headed?”

Community guest speakers will include:
• Ruth Charles, professor of social work, Winona State University
• Justin Green, Ph.D., Winona Area Poverty Roundtable
• Beth Forkner Moe, executive director, United Way of the Greater Winona Area

The event will be held 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 20, in the President's Room. All faculty, staff and students are invited.

A light dinner will be served; RSVP by Feb. 18 to Peg Winters at