The Junior Leauge of Longview invites you to attend the 2015 Poverty Conference featuring keynote speaker Geoffrey Canada on Thursday, October 15th from 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at the LeTourneau University Belcher Center.

Dr. Canada's presentation, "The Crisis Facing Youth: What We Can Do to Save Our Children and Revitatlize Our Community," will take place in the morning followed by break-out sessions and small group discussions focused on poverty and revitatlization.

Over 1000 attendants are expected to participate. Tickets may be purchased for $45.00 at or 903-233-3080. Updates can be found at

Dr. Canada has also participated in the popular TED Talks series as well. Take a look at his presentation on 'Our Failing Schools' from 2013.

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