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First Parish Church, Brunswick presents “Trust the Whisper”

7:30 pm - 8:00 pm

First Parish Church Sanctuary
217 Maine Street
Brunswick, Maine 04032
United States

A talk by Kathy Izard

Free and open to the public, seating on a first come, first served basis

Kathy Izard is an award-winning author and speaker who helped bring transformation to Charlotte in homelessness, housing and mental health. Her memoir The Hundred Story Home has been featured on NPR as well as the Today Show inspiring people to be changemakers in their communities. In 2019, she released A Good Night for Mr. Coleman, a children’s book written to encourage kids to dream big and Do Good. Kathy is the recipient of a Christopher Award, the Bank of America Neighborhood Hero Award, the NC Housing Volunteer of the Year Award and recognized as a William J. Clinton Distinguished Guest Lecturer.

As Brunswick and the surrounding communities continue to engage in conversations about meeting the needs of people experiencing homelessness and the need for affordable housing Kathy’s talk will provide insights into some of the causes and issues of homelessness, one solution, and call us to listen to our own whisper.

Community discussions of The Hundred Story Home will be held:
Wednesday, September 18th 4:00 – 5:30 pm at Mid Coast Hunger Prevention Program
Wednesday, September 25th 10:00 – 11:00 am at First Parish Church Pilgrim House

Meet the author:
The Data and Logistics of Housing the Chronically Homeless and Innovative Housing Solutions
October 1, 2019, Noon – 1:00 PM, Bowdoin College, Daggett Lounge
Lunch available from Thorne Dining Hall for $15.50, cash only.

Books can be checked out from Curtis Memorial Library, 23 Pleasant Street, Brunswick or purchased at Gulf of Maine Books at 134 Maine Street, Brunswick

For more information about Kathy Izard visit

For more information about The Hundred Story Home, additional discussions, and other events please visit or contact First Parish Church at 207-729-7331


A talk by Kathy Izard  Free and open to the public, seating on a first come, first served basis


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