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Open Buffalo Town Hall Meeting With Heather McGhee

Heather C. McGhee

On Tuesday, July 23, at 6:30pm, Open Buffalo will host a town hall meeting in Asbury Hall at Babeville. The featured speaker will be Heather C. McGhee, vice president of policy and outreach at the public policy organization Demos. McGhee will be speaking to Buffalo residents about upward mobility, inequality, and the American Dream.

McGhee is a regular guest on MSNBC, Fox News, and CNN. Her opinions, writing, and research have appeared in numerous outlets, including the Wall Street Journal, USA Today, National Public Radio, the Washington Post, and the New York Times. She is the co-author of a chapter on retirement insecurity in the book Inequality Matters: The Growing Economic Divide in America and its Poisonous Consequences.

There will be a cash bar and performances from local artists before and after her talk and Q&A. The full line up will be announced soon, so register today and reserve yourself a spot at

Funded by the Open Society Foundations, Open Buffalo is a shared vision of an equal, just, and free city driven by a united and empowered community open to full democratic participation, innovative ideas and policies, new leaders from diverse communities, and meaningful economic opportunity and sustainable wealth creation for all. Open Buffalo is competing with seven other cities for a major investment by the Open Society Foundations emphasizing open government, equal justice/equal opportunity, and economy for the common good.

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