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#Evicted with Matthew Desmond: The 2016 Jane Harrison Speaker Series on the Importance of Housing

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September 29, 2016

The 2016 Jane Harrison Speaker Series kicks off with Dr. Matthew Desmond, John L. Loeb Associate Professor of the Social Sciences and co-director of the Justice and Poverty Project at Harvard University, recipient of the MacArthur Fellowship, and author of Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City. He will be speaking about his research into the impact of eviction on people in some of Milwaukee’s poorest neighborhoods. A diverse panel will bring the discussion home to Baltimore, where 7,000 families are evicted each year. RSVP for this free event hosted by the Homeless Persons Representation Project and the Public Justice Center at

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  • Free
  • Literature
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  • Free Admission


University of Baltimore, Merrick School of Business Atrium & Auditorium
11 W. Mount Royal Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21201
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