Interfaith Federation
of Greater Baton Rouge


Poverty Forums

Poverty Forums

The Interfaith Federation of Greater Baton Rouge has organized an annual forum on poverty since 2009.

2012 Annual Poverty Forum:  Be The Change

The Interfaith Federation of Greater Baton Rouge 2012 Annual Poverty Forum, held March 18, 2012 at Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church, identified concrete actions for individuals and groups who want to lessen poverty in our local community.

The Forum wss designed for those who want "to do" something. Money management, partnership with "Bank On Baton Rouge," and networking provided tools to make a difference.

Click here to see the flyer for this event.


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Poverty Forum 2011

The 2011 Poverty Forum, held March 13, 2011 at Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church, gathered over 100 people to develop action plans to shape Baton Rouge as "A Community of Mentors." Check back often for more resources to reduce the number of children living in poverty.




Poverty Forum 2010




Hands for Change

This video was prepared for the March, 2010 Poverty Forum. It presents the challenge and calling to address the issue of poverty in our community.