Alverno hosts panel on the impact of poverty on civil liberties

November 22, 2018

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On Thursday, November 8, 2018, Alverno College held a panel discussion which explored the impact of poverty on civil liberties from the perspective of those who have been incarcerated, victims of domestic violence or in need of health care.

From left to right are Dr. Nat Godley, panel moderator and a member of the history and social interaction departments at Alverno; Rev. Marilyn Miller, pastor of the Lutheran Church of the Reformation (ELCA) on the north side of Milwaukee and president of the board for Milwaukee Inner City Congregations Allied for Hope (MICAH); Dr. Maria Perez, a licensed psychologist and director of behavioral health at Sixteenth Street Community Health Centers on Milwaukee’s south side; and Carmen Pitre, president and CEO of Sojourner Family Peace Center, Wisconsin’s largest service provider for individuals and families impacted by domestic violence.