Thursday, April 24, 2014

Race to Nowhere Showing at Orca K-8


Dear Community Members,

We are excited to announce a showing of the groundbreaking film, "Race to Nowhere”. The documentary is a call to action for families, educators, and policy makers to challenge current assumptions on how to best prepare the youth of America to become healthy, bright, contributing and leading citizens.

Join us Friday, April 25th for a screening of the film followed by a discussion that will bring forth community issues and help us create methods for change. This film is rate PG-13 and is not suitable for young children. Childcare available - see details below.

Friday, April 25th, 2014 - 6:45pm (Doors open at 6:30pm)
(Film 6:45-8:15pm followed by ~30 min guided discussion).
Venue: Orca K-8 School, Lunchroom
Address: 5212 46th Ave S, Seattle, Washington
Tickets: Free
Tickets Here
What others are saying…

"Culture changing" Rachel Simmons, Author, The Curse of the Good Girl
"A growing grass-roots phenomenon." Washington Post
"Must see movie" NY Times
"Another inconvenient truth" George Lucas Educational Foundation
"Compelling" Diane Ravich, Author, The Death and Life of the Great American School System

Attendees may donate to help us cover the costs associated with this viewing. Please consider donating to the Orca k-8 PTSA to support events like this one.

For more information about this event please email:
Anneleen Severynen:  
This event is sponsored by parents of current and former Orca students,
the Orca PTSA and the Orca Alternative Education Committee.
**Childcare available for $2 per child. Limit of 20 children ages 3 and up. If you would like to have childcare please rsvp to: . Please include # and ages of children in your email.
This film screening will be viewed with open captioning. ASL interpretation will be available for the discussion following the film. If you have other accessibility requests, please email Joey Graff:

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