Community Screening of "The Raising of America"

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The Raising of America interweaves the latest discoveries from economists with the stories of families and communities struggling to provide the nurturing environments that all babies and young children need to thrive. Please join us for a screening of this documentary and a community discussion to design actions that address education and policy inequities in our communities. 


Panelists for this important discussion include:

  • Dr. Jeffrey Robinson, Principal of Malcolm X Academy & Pastor of Mt. Calvary Missionary Baptist Church
  • Dr. Abdul El-Sayed, Executive Director of Public Health with the City of Detroit
  • Renell B. Weathers, Community Engagement Director for Michigan League for Public Policy
  • Chastity Pratt-Dawsey, Urban Affairs Reporter for Bridge Magazine, Panel Moderator


Screening Information:

Thursday, October 15, 2015, 5:30 – 9:00 pm

Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church

2080 W. Grand Blvd

Detroit, MI 48208


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