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Town Hall: Race, Class and Poverty in the United States

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We need a grown-up conversation about race, class and poverty in the United States! Join us in Raleigh, NC for a national town hall meeting where we will hear from a powerful panel of experts in the areas of race, class and poverty issues. 

Speakers include Dr. Eduardo Bonilla-Silva, professor of sociology at Duke University and author of "Racism without Racists"; Rev. Claudia Del Cruz, adjunct professor in the Department of Latin American and Latina/o Studies at John Jay College of Criminal Justice and a member of the Popular Education Project collective; Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis, co-director of the Kairos Center for Religion, Rights and Social Justice and founder of the Poverty Initiative and the New Poor People's Campaign at the Kairos Center; Dr. Thomas Ferguson, director of research projects at the Institute for New Economic Thinking, professor of political science at the University of Massachusetts Boston, and senior fellow at the Roosevelt Institute; Michelle Lanier, executive director of the North Carolina African American Heritage Commission and curator of multicultural initiatives at the North Carolina Historic Sites; and Dr. Julianne Malveaux, labor economist, author of “Are We Better Off?”, and noted commentator. 

The discussion will be moderated by the Rev. Dr. William J. Barber, II, president and senior lecturer of Repairers of the Breach. Please join us for this timely and important conversation! If you can't join us in Raleigh, you can watch via the Repariers of the Breach Livestream:

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