A writer, speaker and media commentator on issues of democracy reform, economic opportunity, racial equity and financial regulation, Heather C. McGhee is the Vice President of Policy and Outreach at Demos. a public policy organization working for an America where everyone has an equal say in our democracy and an equal chance in our economy. McGhee will be speaking to Buffalo residents about upward mobility, inequality and the American Dream.
She is a regular guest on MSNBC, Fox News and CNN. Her opinions, writing and research have appeared in numerous outlets, including the Wall Street Journal, USA Today, National Public Radio, the Washington Post, and the New York Times. She is the co-author of a chapter on retirement insecurity in the book Inequality Matters: The Growing Economic Divide in America and its Poisonous Consequences.
Doors open at 6:00 p.m. and programming begins at 6:30 p.m. There will be a cash bar and performances from local artists before and after her talk and Q&A.
The lineup for the evening will include:
Daughters of Creative Sound, followed by Dr. Neal presenting a spoken word performance before Ms. McGhee's talk, which will begin at 7:00 p.m. To close out the evening, there will be a performance by Buffalo's own Randle and the Late Night Scandals!
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