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Community-wide reading event: An Evening with Mathew Desmond

An Evening with Mathew Desmond

A community-wide reading event of the Pulitzer Prize-winning book "Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City" will be the centerpiece of an effort by the City Club of Cleveland and nine local library systems to bring to the forefront issues faced by many families in Cleveland's poorest neighborhoods. The book deals with some the same issues being explored by A Greater Cleveland, a project launched four months ago by cleveland.com and The Plain Dealer to identify and remove barriers to success faced by Cleveland children in poverty.The shared-reading experience will conclude on March 15 with an appearance by the book's author, Harvard sociologist Matthew Desmond.

The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City will present a free public program at the Ohio Theatre. A book signing will follow his talk.

Registration is required. Ideastream will broadcast the event live at select local
libraries. Visit onecommunityreads.org for an updated list of locations and special live stream events.

All Seats are FREE to the public. Everyone must have a ticket. Seating is General Admission

Earlier Event: March 1
DCRA March First Thursday Mixer
Later Event: March 17
Cleveland Humanities Festival