Jim’s Desk: The Hidden Housing Crisis

By January 17, 2019From the CEO

For this month’s edition of “From the Desk of Jim,” hear from Chris Purnell, executive director at the Neighborhood Christian Legal Clinic, about our upcoming event “The Hidden Housing Crisis” with author Matthew Desmond on Feb. 28. Why is eviction an important issue for our city and our state?

Please join us Thursday, Feb. 28, at 6 p.m. at The Toby at Newfields for a discussion about eviction and the fundamental role housing plays in deepening inequality in America. Author of Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City, Matthew Desmond will share insights on his research and affirm the centrality of home, without which nothing else is possible. Reserve your seat today!