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What Poverty Does to People with Local Author John Strazzabosco

July 05, 2021 at 9:00 PM

Join author John Strazzabosco on Thursday, July 15 at 7pm for a virtual presentation and Q&A about his book 90 Feet Under: What Poverty Does to PeopleAccording to Strazzabosco, "The book was written in an effort to find answers that plagued me as to why poverty has remained so resilient. By writing a list I began to understand that the problem has so many roots in disparate places that defy understanding, until I accepted the enormity of the whole assault on the mind and body. The causes I've identified are neurological, physiological, linguistic, and crammed with fear, cold and hunger."

Registration is required. This event will meet online using Zoom. Some basic knowledge of how to use Zoom is required, such as how to join a meeting. Email invitations will be sent out to registrants 12-24 hours in advance. 

Closed Captioning: Given 48 hours notice, HPL has the ability to offer Communication Access Realtime Translation (CART) Services for this event. Please contact Cathy Scarnati at cathy.scarnati@libraryweb.org to make a request.

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