“Good News and Serious Challenges in Brookings Report on Suburban Poverty”: The new book by Elizabeth Kneebone and Alan Berube, Confronting Suburban Poverty in America, has received a lot of media attention in the past week. We decided to weigh in also — read our commentary in the Huffington Post.
Patrick Sharkey: For those of you who were shut out of our standing-room-only June 5th event for Patrick Sharkey’s new book “Stuck in Place: Urban Neighborhoods and the End of Progress toward Racial Equality,” we are co-sponsoring an audio conference with CLASP and “Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity” on June 25th at 3:00. Register here.
Building One America “Second National Summit for Inclusive Suburbs and Sustainable Regions,” July 18-19 in Washington, DC. The summit “will involve local leaders and federal policy makers to seek bipartisan solutions to the unique but common challenges around housing, schools and infrastructure facing America’s metropolitan regions and its diverse middle-class suburbs.” Register here.
Lawyers’ Committee 50th Anniversary Academic Symposium: Thursday, June 20, 2013 from 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM. At Georgetown Law School. Register here