Troy University to host hunger, poverty summit at Montgomery Campus
MONTGOMERY - Sen. Gerald Dial and Dr. Robin O'Sullivan, a Troy University history lecturer, will serve as the keynote speakers for the second annual "Hungry for Justice: Student Poverty and Hunger Summit" on Friday, Feb. 19 at Troy University's Montgomery Campus.
The event, presented by Troy University's Office of Civic Engagement and Alabama Possible, will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the Gold Room, located on the second floor of Whitley Hall on the Montgomery Campus.
Sen. Dial will address his ongoing efforts to eliminate the state sales tax on groceries, while Dr. O'Sullivan will discuss food access and equity policies. The event will bring together students from two- and four-year colleges and universities from throughout Alabama.
Hungry for Justice Student Poverty and Hunger Summit
Montgomery Campus of Troy University
|8:30 – 9 a.m.||Check-in/breakfast|
|9 – 10 a.m.||Welcome/Keynote
Welcome by Dr. Dew
Keynote - Senator Gerald Dial
|10 – 10:15 a.m.||Break|
|10:15-10:55 a.m.||Session 1
|11:10-11:50 a.m.||Session 2
|12 – 12:45 p.m.||Lunch
Keynote: Eating Equity: Organic Food, Farming, and Fairness
Dr. Robin O'Sullivan, Troy University
|1 – 2 p.m.||Student Poster Sessions|
|2:15 – 3 p.m.||Campus Discussions - Facilitated by Jonathan Cellon|
|3:00-3:30 p.m.||Closing session (presentation and discussion of campus plans/statewide efforts across higher education in Alabama)|