John D. Graham, co-author of America's Poor and the Great Recession, will be a panelist for the discussion "Vision for a New America: A Future Without Poverty" moderated by Tavis Smiley on January 17 from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. This free event will be held at George Washington University’s Lisner Auditorium in Washington, D.C., and advanced registration is required. The doors open at 5 p.m.
The panelists will discuss proven solutions on how government officials can address the issue of American poverty. Other confirmed panelists include Mariana Chilton, Rose Ann DeMoro, Jonathan Kozol, Jeffery Sachs, and Cornel West.
The discussion will be broadcast live on C-SPAN, and will rebroadcast for three nights on Tavis Smiley on PBS beginning Tuesday, January 22 through Thursday, January 24, 2013. The conversation will continue during The Tavis Smiley Show and Smiley & West, both distributed through Public Radio International (PRI).
For more information, visit the Vision for a New America website.