McCall Society Speaker Series
Benjamin Ross: Suburban Sprawl and the Rebirth of American Urbanism

1000 Friends is pleased to welcome author Benjamin Ross to our 2014 McCall Society Speaker Series. Ross's new book, Dead End: Suburban Sprawl and the Rebirth of American Urbanism, is a history and a strategy for creating more livable places and fighting suburban sprawl. Ross will speak in Eugene and Portland.

When: Sunday, May 4, 4:00-6:00 PM
Where: Cozmic Pizza, 199 W 8th Ave., Eugene

When: Monday, May 5, 7:30-9:00 PM
Where: Powell's Books on Hawthorne, 3723 SE Hawthorne Blvd., Portland

Cost: Both events are free and open to the public.
RSVP: Amanda Caffall, or (503) 497-1000 x137.

About Benjamin Ross: A past president of Maryland's Action Committee for Transit--which he grew into the nation's largest grassroots transit advocacy group, Benjamin Ross is a consultant who works on issues of environment and urban planning around the country. He has served on committees at the National Academy of Sciences and Environmental Protection Agency, and is a frequent contributor to Dissent Magazine.

Learn more about Benjamin Ross's new book, published by the Oxford University Press.

Please RSVP for this event to or (503) 497-1000 x137.

Event Date: 
Mon, 05/05/2014 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm