Thank you to all who attended the CRCDS Fall Lectures, “Poverty, Policy & Economic Justice” October 2-5, 2017. Over 250 people attended the four-day lectures, worship and panel discussions, which were enlightening, challenging, informative and inspiring. A special thanks to keynote speakers Rev. Dr. Lisa Thompson, Dr. Jeff Kaczorowski, Dr. Marvin McMickle, Dr. Carol St. George, Dr. Leonard Brock and Milo Primeaux, Esq. We are grateful to everyone who worked behind the scenes to make these lectures a great success. Several of the lectures were recorded and are available for viewing here: 

The Janice Lynn Cohen Symposium,  “Literacy is Life Changing: A Community Response to One Social Determinant of Health,” with Dr. Carol St. George, may be viewed here:

Remember to “Save the Date” for the 2018 Spring Lectures and Reunion, “The Power of Stories: Resist, Reconcile, Resurrect,” from April 2-5, 2018. A special display of the renowned St. John’s Bible, on loan from the College of St. Benedict/St. John’s University, will be on display during the lectures. The Class of 1968 will also be honored as they celebrate their 50th Reunion with classes of 1993, 2008 and 2013.