Lutheran World Relief to Host Book Discussion with Roger Thurow, Co-Author of ENOUGH: Why the World’s Poorest Starve in an Age of Plenty
BALTIMORE, Sept. 18 /Christian Newswire/ — The following is submitted by Lutheran World Relief:
WHAT: Book discussion and signing with Wall Street Journal reporter Roger Thurow, co-author of Enough: Why the World’s Poorest Starve in an Age of Plenty. Thurow, a veteran foreign correspondent, teamed with fellow Journal agriculture reporter Scott Kilman to document how decades of economic and political interests, uniformed policy and inequitable development practices have conspired to keep Africa’s poor chronically hungry and unable to feed themselves.
WHEN: Thursday, Sept. 24, 2009, 3:00-5:30 p.m.
WHERE: The Lutheran Center, 700 Light Street, Baltimore, MD 21230.
Please contact Emily Sollie, firstname.lastname@example.org (email preferred) or 410-230-2802 for more information or to RSVP.
WHO IS LWR? Lutheran World Relief, an international nonprofit organization, works to end poverty and injustice by empowering some of the world’s most impoverished communities to help themselves. With partners in 35 countries, LWR seeks to promote sustainable development with justice and dignity by helping communities bring about change for healthy, safe and secure lives; engage in Fair Trade; promote peace and reconciliation; and respond to emergencies. LWR is headquartered in Baltimore, Md. and has worked in international development and relief since 1945.
Lutheran World Relief is a ministry of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), The Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS), individuals and parish groups in international relief, development, advocacy and social responsibility.