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Forum to combat cycle of poverty

5/9/2014, 6:31 p.m.

Families can explore science and technology at a “Touch One, Touch a Generation” forum on May 17 at the Exchange Park Intergenerational Recreation Center in Decatur.

During the 10 a.m.-to-2 p.m. event, DeKalb District 3 Commissioner Larry Johnson, financial planning professional Anthony Stroman, and DeKalb Juvenile Court Chief Judge Desiree Sutton Peagler will bring together representatives from the arenas of education, health and wellness, and youth services to help identify ways to break the cycle of poverty.

There also will be a resources fair offering information and giveaways.

The event is an initiative of Johnson and the National Leadership Group in partnership with the DeKalb Initiative for Children and Families.

The event is free to attend. The center is at 2771 Rainbow Drive in Decatur.

For more information, call 404-371-2425.