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Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City
Thursday, April 29, 2021, 06:00pm - 07:15pm
Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City
A conversation with Pulitzer Prize winner Matthew Desmond
Thursday, April 29, 6–7:15pm streaming on Zoom
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Joinrinceton sociologist and MacArthur “Genius” Dr. Matthew Desmond and Trinity Church Wall Street’s Theologian in Residence, the Very Rev. Dr. Kelly Brown Douglas, as they discuss one of the most devastating crises facing our city and our country: eviction. Their conversation will center on Desmond’s Pulitzer Prize-winning book,Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City, which follows eight families as they struggle to keep a roof over their heads.Evictedtransforms our understanding of poverty and economic exploitation, provides fresh ideas for solving this critical problem, and reminds us of the centrality of home, without which nothing else is possible.
Location : online

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