The Pushouts, showcasing the importance of teaching and mentoring, to Screen March 21 & 24

Screen-Shot-2018-04-13-at-1.58.04-PM-1150x644Come see the award winning, inspirational story of Oaklander Victor Rios, former drop-out / gang member, now a U.C. Professor, who trains educators to help students who are at risk of being ‘pushed out’ of the school system. This compelling documentary illuminates the unique potential of each young person, the importance of community solutions, and the impact of strong teachers and mentors.

Winner of numerous film festival awards.

Thursday, March 21, in Piedmont: 
Ellen Driscoll Theater / 325 Highland Ave / Piedmont (near Oakland Ave)
6:30 PM Doors Open
7-9 PM Screening & Discussion

Sunday, March 24, in Oakland: 
The New Parkway Theater / 474 24th Street / Oakland (between Telegraph & Broadway)
12:30 – 2:30 PM Screening & Discussion
Food available for purchase