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Author Tracy Kidder Coming to the Capital Region

Rough Sleepers: a term for those who are homeless and often sleep outdoors

Have you heard of Tracy Kidder’s book?

Author Tracy Kidder will be visiting the Capital Region and will be interviewed by WAMC’s Joe Donahue at Page Hall, as part of an event with the NYS Writer’s Institute at SUNYA.  The interview will take place at the downtown campus’ Page Hall, on Wednesday, March 20th at 7 pm. The event is free and open to the public.

will be speaking about his book, ‘Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City’, at SUNYA’s Page Hall on November 14th. The event is geared to be a community conversation to empower attendees with information to help change the conversation in our Capital Region Community.

Unity House is proud to be among the sponsors of this event. Brought together by the Community Foundation of the Greater Capital Region, Unity House, Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Albany, MVP Healthcare and the NY State Writer’s Institute have invited Mr. Kidder to Albany. This free event will help raise awareness about the issues faced by people living in extreme poverty.

Special thanks to author Tracy Kidder for making the Capital Region a stop in his rounds, to Joe Donahue of WAMC and for the community collaboration that is making this event possible.