As the City of Charlottetown hosts the DiverseCity Festival on Sunday, June 24th, please join our congregation at Trinity-Clifton United Church for a DiverseCity Sunday worship service beginning at 10:30 a.m. We are delighted to be welcoming Miriam Rhodes, flautist; the Stratford Elementary School Choir under the direction of Ellen Davis; Masoud Fahandezhsaadi, member of the Muslim faith community; Julie Pellissier-Lush, Mi’kmaq Cultural Advisor; Basel Al Rashdan, youth ambassador for peace and our guest speaker; Olivia Barnes, soloist; and many members of our own congregation who will participate in our morning worship service. Following worship, sweets from around the world will be shared in the sanctuary as we continue to celebrate our vision for a just and peaceful world! Please join us! All are welcome in this place!
The Poverty Reduction Community Conversations begin this Wednesday, June 6th, in Souris. The Community Conversations are happening across PEIas part of the public engagement process in developing of the Poverty Reduction Action Plan. Charlottetown hosts a conversation on Tuesday, June 12th atMurphy’s Community Centre, Room 207 (200 Richmond Street), 6:30-8:30 PM.
All are welcome.
Poverty is a community challenge that impacts people from many different backgrounds and across the life span. Poverty involves a number of challenges, such as:
access to healthy food; earning enough money; adequate housing; higher education opportunities; job opportunities; reliable transportation; andhealth services.
Responding to poverty requires a whole-of-community, collaborative approach. The aim of the Community Conversationsis to raise awareness of the poverty issues Islanders face, and to work withIslanders on a larger scale to identify potential priorities and solutions for addressing poverty.
Visit www.princeedwardisland.ca/poverty-reduction for more information.