9:15 – 10:15 Sunday Mornings by Zoom. Link will be in the email invitation to worship. It is a separate Zoom link.
Reading and Discussing Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City by Matthew Desmond. A NYT Bestseller that is a very readable account of the lives of people affected by housing issues in a U.S. city.
We will try to relate this to our “Uniquely Urban” City of Geneva through discussion and local speakers. All are welcome!
It is not necessary to attend all sessions. Reading is recommended though!
There are also some copies in the office and Pioneer Library System has books, e-book, and audio versions.
|Session 1||April 25||Rent: Business of Owning the City; Making Rent; Hot Water; A Beautiful Collection|
|Session 2||May 2||Rent: 13th Street; Rat Hole; The Sick; Christmas in Room 400|
|Session 3||May 9||Out: Order Some Carryout; Hypes for Hire; The’ Hood is Good; Disposable Ties|
|Session 4||May 16||Out: E-24; High Tolerance; A Nuisance; Ashes on Snow|
|Session 5||May 23||After: This is America; Lobster on Food Stamps; Little; Nobody Wants the North Side|
|Session 6||May 30||After: Bigheaded Boy; If They Give Momma the Punishment; The Serenity Club; Can’t Win for Losing|
|Session 7||June 6||Epilogue and What can we do in Geneva?|
Speakers will be scheduled sometime between Sessions 4 and 7. Watch the Church’s Facebook page and Sunday Announcements for updates.