Mayor Anthony Foxx and the Charlotte Mecklenburg Coalition for Housing are hosting an Interfaith Summit on affordable housing and homelessness on Friday, March 9, 2012 from 8:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Rev. Floyd Flake, Senior Pastor at The Greater Allen A.M.E. Cathedral of New York will be the keynote speaker. The summit will also include an opportunity to view the Souls of our Neighbors
documentary, a Can We Talk dialogue facilitated by the City of Charlotte Community Relations Committee, Mecklenburg Ministries and Community Building Initiative and will showcase agencies in the Homeless Services Network. This summit is designed to further engage faith communities in the effort to end and prevent homelessness.
Congregations are invited to register up to three people.
Suggested attendees are Congregation Leaders, Volunteer or Outreach Coordinators.
To register for the event please go to:
Friday, March 9, 2012
8:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
The Park Expo and Conference Center
800 Briar Creek Road
Charlotte, NC 28205
8:30 - 9:00 a.m.
Registration & Coffee
Homeless Services Network Agency Showcase
9:00 - 10:10 a.m.
Welcome: Mayor Anthony Foxx
Keynote Address: Rev. Floyd Flake
10:10 - 11:00 a.m.
Viewing of Documentary Souls of Our Neighbors: Fears, Facts and Affordable Housing
11:00 a.m. - 12:10 p.m.
Can We Talk: S
mall group sessions facilitated by Community Relations Committee/Mecklenburg Ministries/Community Building Initiative
12:10 - 1:05 p.m.
Large group session/Report outs
1:05 - 1:35 p.m.
Next steps for congregations
1:35 - 2:00 p.m.
Call to action: Bishop Calude Alexander