Create a Curriculum Focusing on Poverty/Development Issues: Acton University

This year's Acton University is offering a host of courses focusing on vital issues pertinent to the developing world, including:    

  •  Africa: New Pathways for Development
  •  Corruption
  •  Dependency, Church and Community
  •  Fair Trade vs. Free Trade
  •  Free Trade and Globalization
  •  Job Creation and the Developing World
  •  Latin America
  •  Microfinance and Development
  •  Poverty in the Developing World
  •  Social Entrepreneurship

In addition, faculty will include Rudy Carrasco, Victor Claar, Dave Genzink, Peter Greer, Peter Heslam, Andreas Widmer, and many others whose experience in development, poverty alleviation, entrepreneurship and a host of topics relevant to PovertCure issues will be on hand. The educational and networking opportunities at Acton University are a unique feature of the AU experience that you won't want to miss.

The PovertyCure team will be sharing a session of the upcoming PovertyCure curriculum, "Rethink Poverty". This seven-part curriculum will offer small groups, educators, pastors, business leaders, churches, and schools an in-depth means of studying and discussing poverty alleviation. Pre-orders for this curriculum will be taken at AU.

Registration deadline is May 18. Please visit the Acton University site for more information and to register.

May 082012
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