Our City, Our Story: MIFA hosts acclaimed sociologist who shows that evictions deepen poverty

Online gathering to feature Princeton sociology professor Matthew Desmond

By , Daily Memphian Updated: January 21, 2021 10:26 AM CT | Published: September 28, 2020 4:00 AM CT

MIFA has organized a “community conversation” on evictions in Memphis. The organization is encouraging everyone to read “Evicted,” and to register for the Our City, Our Story online event at mifa.org.

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Tom Bailey

Tom Bailey

Tom Bailey covers business news for The Daily Memphian. A Tupelo, Mississippi, native, he graduated from Mississippi State University. He's worked in journalism for 40 years and has lived in Midtown for 36 years.


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