Empower Missouri’s Friday Forums are our monthly online educational offerings for Missourians to build knowledge on poverty-related policy issues and skill in legislative and grassroots advocacy. Friday Forums are a place for information sharing, training and the concrete experience of discussing and acquiring a deeper understanding of policies that drive poverty across our state. They are also a source of inspiration, providing contact with new people, fresh ideas, innovative thoughts, different experiences and working methods pertaining to advocacy. Friday Forums provides an opportunity for participants to:
The Friday Forums will enable people who have an interest in issues relating to poverty to:
We take a break from Friday Forums in the summer, but our fall topics and dates will be announced soon. In the meantime, you can view recordings of our past events below or on our YouTube channel.