Why don’t some people in our country have enough money to live on when America is the richest nation in the world? According to New York Times bestselling author Matt Desmond, we should look past people experiencing poverty and at people who are financially secure.

In his latest book, “Poverty, by America,” Desmond invites us to think about how we benefit from poverty and what we’d be willing to give up to get rid of it. 

A community conversation with Matthew Desmond and Wendi C. Thomas

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