Check Back Here for Updates on the Next Steps on Working Together to End Child Poverty in Spartanburg

Spartanburg Housing Summit

Thursday, May 30 // 8:30am - 2:00pm

As we all know, availability of affordable and workforce housing is central to the issue of poverty and absolutely necessary for security and stability. The United Way Affordable Housing Task Force is sponsoring a Spartanburg Housing Summit on Thursday, May 30th at Converse College.

The purpose of the Housing Summit is to learn about and discuss the importance of housing for everyone. Presentations will focus on local housing data, the social and economic impacts of housing, and innovative strategies for facilitating growth in the housing market. Presenters include John Hunt from MarketNsight who will be sharing information about trends in market demographics and housing supply and Tony Perez from Opticos Design who will be sharing about Missing Middle Housing.

The Housing Summit will take place on Thursday, May 30 from 8:30am-2pm at Converse College (Barnet Room). Lunch will be provided.

Register online here. Please share with your network.

We hope to see you there!

Spartanburg Racial Equity Index

Poverty Summit Recap (April 24, 2019)

Missed the event? Watch videos from the worship service and summit.

Read our commitment to eradicate child poverty.

View the slideshow from the Poverty Summit

Bishop Jackson's Sermon on Childhood Poverty

Dr. Tom Evans, Worship Service Homily on Wednesday, April 10