In order to fulfill our mission to alleviate the conditions of poverty, it's consequences and causes, it is the philosophy of the Perry Center, Inc. that  DC engage in thoughtful discussions about the issues: hereditary poverty, high school dropout rate, teenage pregnancy, obesity and stress among children, etc.  Here you will find words and wisdom from professionals in the field across the Nation such as Roland Fryer and Geoff Canada, as well as Paul McElligott, Senior Advisor to the Board of Directors at Perry Center, Inc.