Join us for a live interactive webinar on how the middle class can survive and thrive during this time of social, political, and economic uncertainty on Saturday, October 17th, 10:00 -11:30 am PST (1:00-2:30 pm EST). The event will attempt to unpack the key challenges — economy, housing and family — that most citizens face yet, aren’t being addressed by our leaders. This event will bring you deeper insights around the issues, as well as an opportunity to connect with the speakers and other audience members, so that you can start bringing about change and greater opportunity in your community right away.
Joel Kotkin, Presidential Fellow in Urban Futures at Chapman and Marshall Toplansky, Clinical Assistant Professor of Management Science at Chapman, will be joined by panelists, Michael Lind, Author of The New Class War, Professor at the University of Texas and Pete Saunders, writer and researcher whose work focuses on urbanism and public policy and member of the Board of Advisors for the Center for Demographics and Policy at Chapman University and Karla Lopez del Rio, community development advocate, recent U.S. Census Bureau lead partnership specialist, and member of the Board of Advisors for the Center for Demographics and Policy at Chapman University. The panel will discuss how the middle class can survive during this time of social, political, and economic uncertainty. Join us to learn more about this timely topic and ask questions to your local experts. Q&A to follow.
Moderator: Steve PonTell, the Chief Executive Officer and President of National CORE, one of the nation’s largest nonprofit developers of affordable and senior housing
Event Host: Chapman Vice President of Research Tom Piechota Ph.D., PE
More information: www.chapman.edu/asktheexperts