April 13, 2017
Thursday, April 20 | 6pm | CRC (40 Oak Street) | Facebook Event
[Free Event with a meal, childcare, wheelchair access and tokens]
Join us for our monthly speakers series focusing on topics central to poor people’s issues and organizing. A new topic is presented every month and all events are open to the public. Come on out, invite your friends and please share widely!
April’s topic is: The Trouble with the Housing Bubble
– What are the reasons behind the current housing crisis?
– How are people fighting evictions and exploitative landlords?
– What are our rights as tenants?
Join us for a conversation over good food as we strategize around these and other questions to build the fight for public and affordable housing.
Speakers: Gideon Kalman-Lamb & Kelly Bentley
Gideon is a PhD candidate in political science at York University, where he studies the political economy of capitalism, socioeconomic inequality, and housing.
Kelly is a long-time housing activist and tenant-rights organizer.
Come for the meal at 6pm and stay for what promises to be a a very informative and engaging session!