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March 21, 2019 | 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Category: Workshop
Location: Law School, Spencer M. Partrich Auditorium | Map
471 W. Palmer
Detroit, MI 48202
Cost: Free
Audience: Academic Staff, Alumni, Community, Current Graduate Students, Current Undergraduate Students, Faculty, Staff

Learn how the unconstitutional foreclosure crisis happened and how Detroiters may qualify for Poverty Tax Exemption. Poverty Tax Exemption allows individuals to not pay any taxes on their property if they meet certain criteria. The workshop will cover:

  • Basics of the property tax assessment process
  • The Tax Foreclosure Crisis
  • Root causes of poverty and community disinvestment
  • The most recent work done on these issues

Light refreshments provided

Presented by Roslyn Ogburn and Gabe Slabosky. Sponsored by Damon J. Keith Students for Civil Rights, Good Jobs Now and the Coalition to End Unconstitutional Tax Foreclosures.

For more information about this event, please contact Elizabeth Kellogg at or elizabeth.kellogg@wayne.edu.