Event to Feature Author Eric Klinenberg Discussing Bestseller Palaces for the People

Fireside Chat with Atlanta Planning Commissioner Tim Keane will explore how social infrastructure can help fight inequality, polarization and the decline of civic life.

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Discussion with Atlanta Planning Commissioner Tim Keane and Author Eric Klinenberg about his book Palaces for the People: How Social Infrastructure Can Help Fight Inequality, Polarization and the Decline of Civic Life

Tickets are $20/person ($5 discount to Southface members)

Books will be available for sale by A Cappella Books.


Monday, October 7, 2019 | 1:00 – 2:30 p.m.


Southface Institute, 241 Pine St, NE; Atlanta, GA 30308


Event will jointly benefit Soccer in the Streets and Southface Institute


Register and Purchase Tickets at: https://www.southface.org/get-involved/attend-an-event/fireside-chat-with-eric-klinenberg-and-tim-keane/

For more information, please contact Emily Proctor, Senior Communications Manager, Southface Institute, at eproctor@southface.org.

About Southface Institute

Southface Institute, a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization, is a leader in sustainable advocacy, building, planning and operations across the U.S. With a mission to create a healthy and equitably built environment for all, Southface’s consulting services, workforce development, research and policy practices are supporting better homes, workplaces and communities. Experts in the fields of resource efficiency, building technology, and organizational sustainability since 1978, Southface is committed to building a regenerative economy to meet tomorrow’s needs today.  For more information about Southface Institute, visit www.southface.org, or follow us on Twitter at @SouthfaceInst and FaceBook at https://www.facebook.com/SouthfaceInst/.

About Soccer in the Streets

Soccer in the Streets empowers underserved youth through sports-based training, character development, mentoring and employability programs. Our organization serves in a holistic and comprehensive way. Reaching kids on the field, in small-group classroom sessions, through hands-on experiences and activities and participation in youth leadership councils. Equal access to quality soccer training and educational opportunities, as well as leveling the playing field across the board, are also key elements in our core mission. Our organization is behind the construction and programming of the first soccer field inside a metro hub – “StationSoccer”, an innovation recognized worldwide. For more information about Soccer in the Streets, visit www.soccerstreets.org, or follow us on Twitter at @soccerstreets and Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/soccerstreets/.

About The Atlanta City Studio

The Atlanta City Studio is a pop-up urban design studio within the City of Atlanta’s Department of City Planning. Its mission is to provide leadership in the design of our City, with the goal of creating an exceptional public realm and, ultimately, a city that all Atlantans can be proud of. The Studio accomplishes this through project-specific design leadership and collaboration, educational programming and inclusive community engagement. The Studio moves to different locations throughout the City to make its work as publicly accessible as possible so that residents have an opportunity to play an integral role in the design of our City. For more information about Atlanta City Studio, visit www.atlcitystudio.org, or follow us on social media at @atlcitystudio.


Media Inquiries

For more information about Southface or to arrange an interview with our President Andrea Pinabell, members of the media should contact: communications@southface.org.

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