The 7th annual Poverty Forum “Evicted: Housing Crisis in WNC” is hosted by Pisgah Legal Services and presented with Mountain Housing Opportunities, Homeward Bound and Asheville Area Habitat for Humanity.
Please join us for a community conversation about affordable housing issues in WNC and how we can work together to bring about change.
Dr. Matthew Desmond is the John L. Loeb Associate Professor of the Social Sciences at Harvard University and co-director of the Justice and Poverty Project.
His New York Times bestselling book Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City draws on years of embedded fieldwork and painstakingly gathered data. Evicted won the 2017 Pulitzer Prize, National Books Critics Circle Award for Nonfiction.
In 2015, Desmond was awarded a MacArthur “Genius” grant.
Thursday, September 28, 2017
The Sherrill Center/Kimmel Arena, UNC Asheville
5:30pm – Cocktail Reception with Matthew Desmond
7:00pm – Forum
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