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“Real World Perspectives”: U-M Poverty Solutions Fall Speaker Series.:

Every Fri., Weekly lectures by scholars and government officials, followed by Q&A. Oct. 7: University of Iowa sociology professor Louise Seamster on “In Deep Water: The Role of Municipal Debt in Environmental Crises and Racial Disparities.” Oct. 14: Washtenaw County prosecutor Eli Savit on “Pursuing Justice in the Prosecutor’s Office: Racial and Economic Equity in a Stratified Community.” Oct. 21: Congresswomen Rashida Tlaib on “Politics, Policy, and Poverty: Medical Debt and Other Financial Reforms.” Oct. 28: U-M environmental justice professor Ivette Perfecto on “Biodiversity, Coffee Production, and Dignified Livelihoods Under a Globalized Economy.” Noon–1 p.m., 1840 School of Social Work Bldg., 1080 South University. For livestream see poverty.umich.edu. Free.

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