Powers selected as panelist of ‘Bread for the World: Conversation with the White House in the Southeast Region’ virtual event
Alicia Powers, managing director of College of Human Sciences' Hunger Solutions Institute, or HSI, has been selected to participate in a panel discussion at the ‘Bread for the World: Conversation with the White House in the Southeast Region’ virtual event slated for 3 p.m. Aug. via Zoom.
Attendees will hear from local leaders in Bread’s southeast network, including Powers’ discussion on hunger and poverty in the university setting and the impact they have on a university, the United States and beyond. She will also talk about the role and impact of HSI.
The event will be moderated by Mariam Mengistie, executive director of Missions at St. Luke’s United Methodist Church, and will feature special guest Josh Dickson, senior advisor for the Office of Public Engagement at the White House, as well as other panelist—including Gary Tester, president of Catholic Charities of Central Florida; Frances Ford, executive director of Sowing Seeds of Hope; Ben Burkette, a farmer and advocate from Mississippi; and the Rev. Frank Dew, a peace and justice advocate for Salem Presbytery.