Alumni Book Club Meeting

Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 6:30pm
Event Information: 

This meeting is to discuss the first Alumni Book Club book "Evicted" on September 28th at 6:30pm. Local alumni will gather at Fels (3814 Walnut Street) to discuss the book over wine and cheese, and alumni outside the Philadelphia area can participate via a video conference call using this link.

The first book the group will read is "Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City" by Matthew Desmond. This New York Times Bestseller and winner of the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction vows to "forever change the way we look at poverty in America." Matthew Desmond is a Harvard Sociologist and co-director of the Justice and Poverty Project. 


To be added to the Fels Alumni Book Club email list, please contact Cassie Tomkins at

Location Name: 
Sweeney, Fox-Fels Hall
Location Address: 

3814 Walnut St.
Philadelphia, PA 19104

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Contact Information

Fels Institute of Government
University of Pennsylvania
3814 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Phone: (215) 898-2600
Fax: (215) 746-2829