Reverend William Barber II, founder of the Forward Together Moral Movement and co-chair of the Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival, will speak at Duke University’s Page Auditorium on Tuesday, February 20 at 5:30 p.m. for a talk called “Poverty, Health and Social Justice.”
The talk is a joint Terry Sanford Distinguished Lecture and Boyarsky Lecture in Law, Medicine and Ethics. The event is free and open to the public, but tickets are required. Tickets will be available at tickets.duke.edu or in person at the Duke box office starting January 20. Parking is available for a $5 fee in the Bryan Center deck.
Reverend Barber is the president of Repairers of the Breach and co-chair of the Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival, which is a multi-state movement fighting to end systemic racism, poverty, the war economy, environmental destruction, and other injustices. In addition to the Sanford School of Public Policy and the Trent Center for Bioethics, Humanities, and History of Medicine, the event is co-sponsored by Duke’s Center for Child and Family Policy, Sanford School’s Bridging Communities, and POLIS: Center for Political Leadership, Innovation and Service.