2024 Poverty Summit

Our one-day summit convenes diverse leaders across sectors to mark the anniversary of the War on Poverty

To mark the 60th anniversary of the War on Poverty, the Shriver Center on Poverty Law will hold its first-ever annual Poverty Summit on January 18, 2024.

The Summit invites us to reflect on the fight to eliminate poverty and the systemic barriers that perpetuate it, particularly among people of color. Attendees and speakers will collaboratively assess progress and build strategies to advance racial and economic justice. Matthew Desmond, author of Poverty, By America will give the keynote speech.

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January 18, 2024 | Chicago, IL & Hybrid

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Matthew Desmond

A keynote speech from the author of Poverty, By America, and Evicted


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