Growing a Healthy Community: What it Takes
Featuring Alex Kotlowitz, Journalist and Author
Wednesday, June 29, 2016
4:30 – 5:00 p.m. Reception
5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Forum
Student Center Ballroom
2121 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44115
- Click here to watch a video clip of this event and to view this photo of Kurt Karakul receiving the George S. Dively Award. Also see this Cleveland.com article for more information about this forum event: Broadway neighborhood model increases literacy, graduation rates collaboratively: Kurt Karakul and Kathryn Wertheim Hexter (Opinion).
"The Things They Carry: Growing Up Poor in the World's Richest Nation -- and What It Takes to Build Community."
He will be joined by a panel of local guests to discuss the changes that have taken place in Slavic Village and what it takes to build, strengthen and re-fortify a community devastated by poverty and decimated by the foreclosure crisis.
The Growing a Healthy Community forum series is a partnership between the Third Federal Foundation, Cleveland State University's Levin College of Urban Affairs and WVIZ/PBS ideastream®.
Forum programs are free and open to the public.