Dear community member, teacher, administrator, ministry leader, agency, government official, or medical professional:

Mark your calendars for the S. Truett Cathy 2022 Poverty Summit

WHEN: RESCHEDULED - Friday, March 25, 2022

TIME: *8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (*Check-in begins at 8:00 a.m.)

WHERE: The Royal Oak Forum, The Keeter Center at College of the Ozarks


We expect a capacity crowd, so please make sure and register NOW to save your seat.


We will share information about the progress made since the 2020 Poverty Summit:

  1. An update on the efforts and progress of the five work groups of Ozark Mountain Country Cares:
    •  Mobilizing a Caring Community
    •  Sustainable Employment/Jobs
    •  Affordable Housing
    •  Reliable and Effective Transportation
    •  Life Skills and Training
  1. Learn about a new effective tool called UniteUs
  1. Learn about the work of Transformation Ozarks and find out how you can get involved!
  2. Don’t miss an exciting announcement about an upcoming event – first time ever in the Ozarks!


Please call Pamela Spears at (417) 690-2242 or email

We look forward to seeing you at the Poverty Summit,

Sue R. Head, Ed.D.
Vice President for Cultural Affairs and
Dean of Character Education

The Keeter Center for Character Education
College of the Ozarks

  • Registration has closed for this event