Rough Sleepers: An Evening with Tracy Kidder and Dr. Jim O'Connell supporting Housing Assistance Corporation
Housing Assistance Corporation

About Rough Sleepers: An Evening with Tracy Kidder and Dr. Jim O'Connell

Join us for an informative and inspiring evening with best-selling author Tracy Kidder and Dr. Jim O'Connell, President of the Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program. They will discuss Kidder’s book, Rough Sleepers, which chronicles O’Connell’s urgent mission to bring healing to homeless people in the city of Boston. 

The evening will also feature Housing Assistance CEO Alisa Magnotta and other special guests who will talk about the protracted housing crisis on Cape Cod and the changing face of the region’s homeless population. 

The event is proudly co-sponsored by the Jewel Cobb Action Coalition and Housing Assistance Corporation. To learn more, visit the Event Co-Sponsors page.


Admission $25 per person

Friday, September 22nd from 4:00 - 6:00 PM

Marine Biological Laboratory - Clapp Auditorium

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Books will be available to purchase at the event through Eight Cousins Books. To learn more about the book, visit the "Rough Sleepers" Book page

Attendee Note: We are not issuing physical tickets to attendees. On event day, guests will be checked in by sharing their names upon arrival.


All proceeds will benefit Housing Assistance Corporation, the regional housing agency serving Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket. To learn more about Housing Assistance, please visit:


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Starts at:  September 22, 2023 3:00 PM
Ends at:  September 22, 2023 5:00 PM


Marine Biological Laboratory - Clapp Auditorium
7 Mbl Street
Falmouth,MA 02543 USA


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