Come Meet Glenn Loury in Chicago on September 9th

Published August 1, 2004

On Thursday, September 9, the Chicago-based New Coalition for Economic and Social Change will host a luncheon with Glenn Loury, professor of economics and director of the Institute on Race and Social Division at Boston University. He will discuss “The Blame Game: Personal vs. Social Responsibility in the Race and Poverty Debate.”

Loury is a frequent commentator on national radio and television, a much sought-after public speaker, and an advisor on social issues to business and political leaders across the country. His collection of essays, One by One, From the Inside Out: Essays and Reviews on Race and Responsibility in America, won the 1996 American Book Award and the 1996 Christianity Today Book Award.

  • When: Noon to 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, September 9, 2004
  • Where: Maggiano’s Little Italy, 516 North Clark, Chicago, Illinois
  • What: Glenn Loury will talk over lunch about “The Blame Game: Personal vs. Social Responsibility in the Race and Poverty Debate. He will be introduced by Lee H. Walker.
  • Admission: $30 for Members of The New Coalition and The Heartland Institute; $36 others.

To register, click here to download a registration form or call Latonya Harris at 312/377-4000.

About The New Coalition

The New Coalition for Economic and Social Change, the host of this luncheon event, is a nonprofit educational organization devoted to introducing people of color to conservative, moderate, and libertarian ideas on public policy by finding effective spokespersons for those ideas and developing and providing forums for discussion of the major public policy issues of the day.

The New Coalition needs your help! We need you to attend our events and introduce us to your friends, coworkers, and family. We need you to write for News & Views, our quarterly newsletter, and recommend us to others who can write and speak on our behalf. And, of course, we need your financial support: Memberships start at just $19. Contributions made payable to The Heartland Institute (write “New Coalition” on the memo line) are tax deductible under Section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code.

For more information, please contact Lee Walker, president of The New Coalition, by calling 312/377-4000, or write to The New Coalition, 19 South LaSalle Street #903, Chicago, IL 60603, or send email to [email protected].