Practice & Policy Lecture Series
 
 
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The Practice and Policy Lecture Series has been developed to provide thought-provoking presentations on Oklahoma's emerging policy issues, trends and best practices. The series is sponsored by the Oklahoma Department of Human Services Office of Planning, Research and Statistics and the University of Oklahoma Center for Public Management with the goal of providing the best educational opportunities available in a forum that offers participants an opportunity to question, share and learn from each other.

All lectures are free and open to the public.

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Thursday, April 2, 2009, noon

What Role Should the Faith Community Have in Human Services?

What role can and should the church have in human services? The lecture will focus on how participants and the state can engage the church to better serve their communities.

Dr. Tony Campolo

About the Speaker:
Dr. Tony Campolo is professor emeritus of Sociology at Eastern University in St. Davids, Pa. He previously served for 10 years on the faculty of the University of Pennsylvania. He is a graduate of Eastern College and earned a PhD from Temple University. Campolo is the founder and president of the Evangelical Association for the Promotion of Education. He has worked to create, nurture and support programs for at-risk children in cities across North America and has helped establish schools and universities in several developing countries. Campolo is a media commentator on religious, social and political matters. He is the author of 35 books, including “Red Letter Christians, A Citizen’s Guide to Faith and Politics” (2008). Campolo is an ordained minister, has served American Baptist churches in New Jersey and Pennsylvania, and is presently recognized as an associate pastor of the Mount Carmel Baptist Church in West Philadelphia.

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