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Seek and Serve book study: Evicted
October 24, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until November 21, 2017
The Seek and Serve social justice ministry will be reading and discussing the 2017 Pulitzer Prize-winning book, “Evicted,” by Matthew Desmond. We will meet every other Tuesday, beginning October 10, in the Parish Hall at 6 p.m.
Our time together will include a light supper. To sign up to bring soup, bread, dessert or beverages, please go to our SignUp Genius form:Food signup
The book is available on Amazon for $11.59.
In “Evicted,”Harvard sociologist and MacArthur “Genius” Matthew Desmond follows eight families in Milwaukee as they struggle to keep a roof over their heads. Hailed as “wrenching and revelatory” (The Nation), “vivid and unsettling” (New York Review of Books), Evicted transforms our understanding of poverty and economic exploitation while providing fresh ideas for solving one of 21st-century America’s most devastating problems. Its unforgettable scenes of hope and loss remind us of the centrality of home, without which nothing else is possible.
Seek and Serve has decided to study issues of homelessness and housing in 2017-2018 and support the Dover Interfaith Men’s Shelter and its resource center.