Millions of Americans are evicted every year because they can’t make the rent. For poor families already struggling with finances, the repercussions of being evicted can be crushing.
- Matthew Desmond is a professor of social sciences at Harvard University and co-director of the Justice and Poverty Project. He is the author of Evicted: Poverty and Profit in The American City.
Matthew Desmond will speak at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, March 14 at the Central Branch of the Kansas City Public Library.The event is co-presented by Rainy Day Books. For more information, visit kclibrary.org.