5/8/17: Poverty and Employment Panel Discussion
Nashville is a city on a meteoric rise, but poverty is a problem that still affects a large number of families. The cycle of poverty starts at birth and lasts a lifetime for too many Nashvillians. One of the biggest challenges that people living in poverty face is overcoming barriers to employment. Our panel will lead us through a discussion of what these three experts see and what is being done to address the issue.
Eric Cole, Director, Mayor’s Office of Economic Opportunity & Empowerment
Marsha Edwards, CEO, Marth O’Bryan Center
Dr. Rhonda Switzer-Nadasdi,CEO Interfaith Dental Clinic
Moderated by David Plazas, Opinion Editor, The Tennessean