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Poverty: A Community Responds , Faith & Action Project, Eskenazi Health and health care
Eskanazie Health and Health Care
On Saturday, November 18, the Sidney & Lois Eskenazi Hospital and Eskenazi Health campus hosts a special opportunity for Central Indiana residents to learn about and apply for various health coverage opportunities.
Enroll Indianapolis Day at Eskenazi Health will allow the public to learn about options offered through the Affordable Care Act, Healthy Indiana Plan – HIP 2.0 and to sign up on-site for one of the marketplace insurance plans. The event will run from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Sidney & Lois Eskenazi Hospital, 720 Eskenazi Ave. Free parking will be available in the Eskenazi Health Parking Garage.
The health insurance marketplace is designed to provide access to health coverage plans being made available. More information about the marketplace is available at www.healthcare.gov/. In addition, information about Enroll Indianapolis Day at Eskenazi Health is available at www.eskenazihealth.edu and by calling 1.855.202.1053.
Faith & Action Project
“Projects working to help Hoosier families and individuals escape poverty have received a $125,000 boost in the form of the inaugural round of Faith & Action Project grants. Organizers had intended to award $100,000, but increased the grant pool after reviewing proposals.” http://www.cts.edu/about-cts/faith-and-action-project.aspx
Poverty: A Community Responds
Wed, November 8, 2017
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM EST
Indianapolis Marriott Downtown
350 West Maryland Street
Indianapolis, IN 46225
“The Faith & Action Project at Christian Theological Seminary kicks off its second year with a panel discussion featuring national speakers on poverty. It promises to raise challenging questions and offer innovative solutions.
Poverty and housing: Matthew Desmond, author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City, which follows eight low-income families as they struggle to keep a roof over their heads
Poverty and education: Deborah Bial, the MacArthur “genius grant” recipient who founded the Posse Foundation, a renowned college access and youth leadership program
Poverty and hope: Dr. Valeria Maholmes, author of Fostering Resilience and Well-being in Children and Families in Poverty: Why Hope Still Matters”