United Way calls Chattanooga churches to act on poverty

If You Go

› What: Faith, Work & the Church is a weekend workshop on local poverty alleviation.› When: The workshop begins Friday and ends Saturday afternoon.› Where: The first event of the workshop on Friday, titled “Economic Engagement in At-Risk Communities: Models and Tools,” will be held at Hope for the Inner City, located at 1800 Roanoke Ave. The event on Saturday, titled “Equipping Churches to Rethink Poverty and Take the Next Steps in Engaging Low-Income Members and Neighbors” will be held at New City Fellowship, located at 2424 E. Third St.› Cost: Registration for both days is $59; registration for either Friday or Saturday is $39. Senior citizen registration is $19 (for both days) and student registration is $39 (for both days). If you would like to make a donation to fund attendance scholarships, call the United Way at 423-752-0305.›