Courtesy Jesse Kitt Photography


More than 1,000 people gathered on October 5 to hear the Founder and President of The Children’s Defense Fund – Marian Wright Edelman – speak about what we need to do as a country and as individuals to end child poverty.

What happened? Read this article in the Asheville Citizen-Times by Beth Walton.
Here’s another by Leslie Boyd in Mountain Xpress.

Who was there? Check out this photo gallery created by Jesse Kitt Photography. Copies of the photos can be ordered directly from the gallery.

Couldn’t make it to the Forum? You can still watch the event thanks to a recording made by Asheville Channel.

At the Poverty Forum, Children’s Law Project Campaign Co-Chair Eleanor Owen announced a $75,000 challenge grant created by a group of generous donors. We need to match that $75,000 by Dec. 31. Your donation will be matched dollar-for-dollar up to $75,000. Make A Gift Today

Pisgah Legal Services wishes to sincerely thank everyone who attended this, the largest event in our organization’s history, and the many generous sponsors who made this evening possible.