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Inequality expert to speak Jan. 18 at Wayne Law

January 12, 2017

DETROIT – Inequality expert and author Chuck Collins will speak at Wayne State University Law School on Wednesday, Jan. 18. He will discuss racial equity, wealth disparities and his most-recent book, Born on Third Base: A One Percenter Makes the Case for Tackling Inequality, Bringing Wealth Home and Committing to the Common Good.Chuck Collins

Collins’ presentation will be from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in the Spencer M. Partrich Auditorium at the law school, 471 W. Palmer St. Lunch will be provided. The event is free, but registration is requested at law.wayne.edu/chuckcollins. Parking is available for $7.50 (credit or debit cards only) in Parking Structure No. 1 across West Palmer Street from Wayne Law. The lecture is sponsored by the law school’s Damon J. Keith Center for Civil Rights, the Institute for Policy Studies and Class Action.

Collins is a senior scholar at the Institute for Policy Studies, where he directs the Program on Inequality and the Common Good and co-edits Inequality.org. He is co-founder of Wealth for the Common Good, which according to their website, is a network of business leaders, high-income households and partners working together to promote shared prosperity and fair taxation.

For more information about this event, contact Marti Knight at (313) 577-3620 or martha.knight@wayne.edu.

Photo: Chuck Collins

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