Poor and Poorer: The Demise of the American Middle Class

What is happening to the American middle class and the "American Dream"? How has the recession changed the face of poverty? Are the rich getting richer? What can be done? Join us for a lively panel discussion on how our current economic situation is affecting all of us.

Panelist include: Kara Boatman, Professor, School of Economics and Business Administration, Saint Mary’s College
Mohamed Eisa, Professor of Business, Diablo Valley College
John Rasmus, Politics Department & Economics Department
Solomon Belette, Executive Director, Catholic Charities of the East Bay
Ethel Long-Scott, Executive Director, Women’s Economic Project Agenda