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Exploring Poverty Reduction Strategies and Advancement

Opportunities in the Midwest

September 22-23, 2015

The Midwestern Governors Association (MGA) will be holding a regional poverty summit in Kansas City. The summit, Exploring Poverty Reduction Strategies and Advancement Opportunities in the Midwest, will bring together an array of stakeholders from governors’ offices, state agencies, non-profits and other sectors who are leading efforts to reduce poverty and expand opportunities in the Midwest.

This summit was part of Kansas Governor Sam Brownback's agenda as MGA Chair focusing on poverty reduction and expanding regional opportunities. The agenda  builds upon bimonthly conference calls convened by the MGA to help initiate the sharing of best practices and the identification of opportunities for collaboration. Topics included rural housing, measurable metrics, workforce preparedness, community and career navigation, rural connectivity, federal barriers and approaches to men.

 

The MGA would like to thank the following meeting sponsors.