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Matthew Desmond

September 27, 2017
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm


Pulitzer Prize-winning author Matthew Desmond discusses his best selling book, Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City, in this free public presentation.

RESERVE YOUR TICKET: Don’t miss your opportunity to hear Matthew Desmond, author of Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City in Charlotte. He will appear at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 27 at McGlohon Theatre at Spirit Square.  The event is free and open to the public but registration is required.

Matthew Desmond’s appearance in Charlotte is sponsored by the UNC Charlotte Urban Institute, the John S. and James L. Knight FoundationFoundation For The Carolinas, Crisis Assistance Ministry, the Homeless Services NetworkULI Charlotte, the Greater Charlotte Apartment Association, United Way of Central Carolinas, and the Center for the Living City.

FIND A BOOK CLUB OR HOST ONE YOURSELF: Before his appearance, you’re invited to take part in one of a number of book clubs studying Evicted, to learn about issues the book raises and how they play out in Charlotte and the Carolinas.  Almost 30 local book clubs will convene ahead of the Sept. 27 event. You can find a book club, access study guides, and background info, or look into hosting your own study group at evictedbookclubclt.org.

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