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      Timely Topics DINNER - The Faces of Poverty in NC in Raleigh

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      October 17, 2019

      Thursday   5:30 PM

      2101 Hillsborough Street
      Raleigh, North Carolina 27607

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      Timely Topics DINNER - The Faces of Poverty in NC

      When: Thursday, October 17th (cash bar opens at 5:30pm, dinner begins at 6:00pm) Where: NCSU University Club Cost: $25 (includes dinner) Ticket Purchase Deadline: October 11th This LWV-Wake Timely Topics event features Gene Nichol, a Boyd Tinsley distinguished professor at the University of North Carolina. He was director of the UNC Poverty Center (2008-2015), president of the College of William & Mary (2005-2008), law dean at the University of Colorado (1988-1995), and dean at UNC from 1999-2005. Mr. Nichol is the author of The Faces of Poverty in North Carolina: Stories From Our Invisible Citizens (2018); Federal Courts (2015); and (co-author) Where We Stand: Voices of Southern Dissent, as well as many articles in law journals. He has been a political columnist for the Rocky Mountain News and hosted a public affairs television show, “Culture Wars,” for KBDI in Denver. He’s been a columnist for the Raleigh News & Observer for fifteen years and writes regularly for the Charlotte Observer, Durham Herald-Sun and the Progressive Populist. He has also written for The Nation and the Washington Post. He is executive producer of the UNC-TV documentary, “A Generation of Change: Bill Friday, Terry Sanford and North Carolina” (2016). FAQs What are my parking options at the event? Free on-site parking. How can I contact the organizer with any questions? For questions, contact Marlene Wilson at  Can I request a vegetarian meal? Yes, you may request a vegetarian meal by contacting Marlene Wilson at The request must be made by the registration deadline. What's the refund policy? You may request a refund 7 days in advance of the event through the Eventbrite registration system. To learn how to cancel your ticket and receive a refund, go to  Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event? Your printed ticket is appreciated but not necessary. We will have your name on a registration list when you check-in at the event. Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends? If you are unable to attend, you are welcome to give your ticket to someone else. Please let us know so that we can update the name on our registration list. Contact Marlene Wilson at  Can I pay at the door the day of the event? We prefer attendees to pay using Eventbrite, but we will accept payment at the door. You must still RSVP by the deadline to Marlene Wilson at We can only accept cash or checks at the door. We CANNOT process credit cards at the door.

      Categories: Politics & Activism

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