about the presenter
A change agent, LeRoy C. King III brings a fresh perspective and innovative approaches to address society’s most pressing social challenges that plague many of our cities and communities. Currently the Executive Director and Principal Consultant for Bridges Out of Poverty in South Bend, a licensed authorized consultant site for the national “Bridges” initiative, “Aha! Process!,” LeRoy brings close to 30 years of experience working in the social sector with emphasis in serving economically disadvantaged families. In 2005, LeRoy was invited to volunteer as a consultant and program leader for the development of an innovative, faith-based community center in South Bend, Indiana. LeRoy became the full-time Director of the community center from 2009 to 2015 where they offered an array of comprehensive educational and skill development programming for children and adults.
With a Bachelor of Arts degree from Bethel College, Mishawaka, Indiana, LeRoy is a bold and vivid communicator, trainer, workshop, and conference speaker.
LeRoy King will present how his organization has effectively helped those in poverty find a pathway out of poverty.
‘I’ve dealt with those in poverty for years. I had no idea how ignorant I was on the issue! I was trying to end poverty based on faulty assumptions!”