Date & Time
1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Sponsored by: Cluster 4/Jackson County Public Library
Who should attend: Girl Scout Cadettes, Seniors, Ambassadors and Adults
Educate a Girl and Change the World
Sunday, November 17, 2013
1:30 - 4:30 PM
WHO: Due to the mature subject matter of this documentary film, it is recommended only for Girl Scout Cadettes, Seniors, Ambassadors and adults.
WHAT: Free viewing of chapters from the Girl Rising documentary about the importance of education for girls. Following the film there will be a meet and greet with a Girl Scout Gold Award candidate and a student she is hosting from the Covenant Peace of Kenya school for orphans located in Kakamega, Kenya
COST: Free, but pre-registration required by Jackson County Public Library due to limited seating.
LOCATION: Jackson County Public Library, Seymour Meeting Room 303 W Second Street, Seymour, IN 47274
REGISTER by going online here, at Information Services located at the Seymour library or by calling 812-522-3412 X 1240
Meet and Greet: Following the viewing, there will be a moderated panel discussion as well as a meet and greet with a Girl Scout Ambassador working on her Gold Award to raise awareness about a school for orphans in Kenya. Project H.O.P.E. Helping Orphans Prosper through Education currently is hosting the first student participating in this educational exchange program from Covenant Peace Christian School in Kenya.
ABOUT GIRL RISING Meet 9 girls from 9 countries - striving beyond circumstance, pushing past limits. Their dreams, their voices, their remarkable lives -captured in an unforgettable feature film about the strength of the human spirit and the power of education to change the world. With stories written by renowned writers from each girl’s country and narrated by esteemed actors Meryl Streep, Anne Hathaway, Liam Neeson, Kerry Washington, Cate Blanchett, Priyanka Chopra, Salma Hayek, Chloë Grace Moretz, Selena Gomez, Freida Pinto and Alicia Keys. Academy Award Nominee Richard E. Robbins (Operation Homecoming: Writing the Wartime Experience) directed Girl Rising. This groundbreaking film is rated PG-13 due to disturbing images and thematic material.
Program Questions? Contact Terri Tock, GSLE Program Specialist: firstname.lastname@example.org;
Direct Line: 502-276-9732; Cell: 502-882-0475; 502-636-0900 ext, 22900 / 888-771-5170
Showing of this documentary is sponsored by the Girl Scouts of Kentuckiana in collaboration with the Jackson County Public Library
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