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Due to the overhwhelmingly positive response, we are no longer able to accept more RSVP's for this event or release more tickets. The Interrupters will air on KQED, Channel 9 at 10 PM on Tuesday, February 14. Check local listings.
Free Community Screening
A Film By Steve James and Alex Kotlowitz
The Interrupters tells the stories of three "violence interrupters" who, with bravado, humility, and even humor try to protect their Chicago communities from the violence they themselves once employed.
4:00-5:00 PM Light Reception
5:00-7:00 PM Film Screening
7:00-8:00 PM Panel Discussion
Oakland Museum of California
James Moore Theater
1000 Oak Street
Entrance on 10th Street
After the film, join us for a panel discussion moderated by The Ella Baker Center For Human Rights' Abel Habtegeorgis and featuring two of the film's inspiring subjects, along with youth and adult leaders engaged in violence prevention work in Oakland to talk about what needs to be done here at home.
Ameena Matthews, Ceasefire Chicago (featured in the film)
Eddie Bocanegra, Ceasefire Chicago (featured in the film)
Kyndra Simmons, Intervention Specialist, Youth ALIVE!
Anthony Del Toro, Street Outreach Leader, California Youth Outreach
Moderator: Abel Habtegeorgis, Media Relations Manager, The Ella Baker Center For Human Rights
Presented by ITVS, KQED, The Ella Baker Center For Human Rights, Top Ten Social, Youth ALIVE!, and Urban Peace Movement
This event is a part of Women And Girls Lead, an innovative public media initiative designed to focus, educate, and connect women, girls, and their allies across the globe to address the challenges of the 21st century.
*PLEASE NOTE RSVP's do not guarantee seating. Seating is on a first come, first served basis.