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Founder and President of the "Center for Urban Renewal and Education" and a nationally syndicated columnist with Creator's."
Star Parker is the founder and president of the Center for Urban Renewal and Education, a Washington D.C. based Public Policy Institute that fights poverty and restores dignity through messages of faith, freedom and personal responsibility.
She consulted on federal Welfare Reform in the mid-90s and then founded UrbanCure to bring new ideas to policy discussions on how to transition America's poor from government dependency. Today, Star regularly consults with both federal and state legislators on market-based strategies to fight poverty.
Her organization UrbanCure has three programs:
1. A Policy Program that works directly with the White House and the Congress on Welfare Policy ideas;
2. Media Program that includes rapid response and the daily news blog, blackcommunitynews.com;
3. And a Clergy Program that umbrellas a national network of more than 850 clergy who serve in various hard-hit zip codes around the country.
She has authored several books; is a regular commentator on national television and radio networks including the BBC, EWTN, and FOX News; and is a nationally syndicated columnist with Creators, which carries in some of the largest newspapers and news websites in the country, reaching 7 million readers weekly.
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December 11, 2019
11:00 am - 1:30 pm
Overlake Golf and Country Club
8000 NE 16th St.
Medina, WA 98039