Niagara County Poverty Conference

In Announcements, by , on March 5th, 2018

Registration is still open for the 6th annual Niagara County Poverty Conference! The full-day conference will be held in the Niagara University Dining Commons on March 7th. Registration opens at 8:15 AM with the conference beginning at 9 AM.

Our keynote, Mayor Walter Sendzik, will discuss what it means to be a compassionate community and how he has worked to do this for his city. Mayor Sendzik holds a Masters from McGill University and an Honors Bachelor of Arts degree from Wilfrid Laurier University. He founded Vine Publishing company which he sold in 2005 and has co-authored 5 books. As the Mayor of St. Catharines, he is focused on addressing poverty, developing a culture of excellent customer service and a compassionate city. Take a look at his TEDx Talk about compassionate communities for a glimpse at what he’ll be presenting on at “Compassionate Communities: Where Do I Fit In?”:

Visit for more information about the conference and to register!