Star Parker, a conservative columnist, author, and political activist, will speak at Lindenwood University’s J. Scheidegger Center for the Arts at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 22. Parker, who is also the president of the Center for Urban Renewal and Education (CURE), will talk about welfare policy in a speech titled “Politics, Policy, and Racial Polarization: How to Reverse the Trends of the Welfare State.”
Parker is appearing as part of Reviving Charity by Restoring Dignity, a five-day event beginning Sept. 21 and hosted by the John W. Hammond Institute for Free Enterprise at Lindenwood. The event will cover topics such as nonprofit training and social entrepreneurship.
Author Robert Lupton will also appear, speaking before Parker at 5:30 p.m. Both Parker and Lupton are authors of recent books. Parker’s book is titled Blind Conceit, and Lupton’s is titled Charity Detox.