“Making Ends Meet: Women and Poverty in WNC”
Featuring Dr. Kathryn Edin, Princeton Sociologist and Author
5:30pm Reception; 7:00pm Forum
$50/person Reception and Forum; $15/person Forum only
Join us on October 4 to hear Dr. Kathryn Edin speak about the relationship between women and poverty at Pisgah Legal Services’ 8th Annual Poverty Forum. The nonprofit hosts this annual event to draw attention to the plight of low-income people in Western North Carolina.
The keynote speaker will be Dr. Kathryn Edin, Professor of Sociology and Public Affairs at Princeton University and the author of eight books, including $2 a Day: Living on Almost Nothing in America. The hallmark of her research is her direct, in-depth observations of the lives of low-income women, men and children.
Come early for a cocktail reception with Dr. Edin at 5:30pm followed by the Forum, or to the Forum alone at 7:00pm.
Tickets go on sale Wednesday, August 15th at 6am and will be available at the USCC Box Office, online at Ticketmaster.com, and by phone at 800-745-3000. This event is General Admission, children 12 and under are free. VIP Tickets include a reception beginning at 5:30pm, complimentary beer and wine, hors d’oeuvres, and a seat in the front of the orchestra section.