A Vision for the Future

This post will be my final one for the summer. As such, I have decided to break my usual formula. Instead of talking about an issue in the community, I will instead do my best to talk about politics, democracy, and my summer employer. Continue reading


A Great Read – Evicted

The LWVLA had a great June book group meeting discussing the book Evicted: Poverty & Profit in the American City by Matthew Desmond.  The discussion was enhanced by the presence of former Bucknell University professor John Peeler and Diane Meixell, a League member with years of experience as a board member with our local housing authority.  Thank you John & Diane for sharing your knowledge and insights.

For those of you who did not make the book group meeting, I wanted to share with you Professor John Peeler’s summary of the book:

EVICTED: Poverty and Profit in the American City

by Matthew Desmond

 John Peeler Continue reading