November 8 Girl Rising Film Free Screening
AAUW Lansdale branch and Montgomery County Community College are hosting a FREE screening of the film Girl Rising on Saturday November 8, 2014 from 10 AM to Noon at the Science Center Theater on the Blue Bell campus of Montgomery County Community College, 340 DeKalb Pike, Blue Bell, PA 19422.
Girl Rising advocates for the education of girls around the world, and especially in developing countries.
The film tells the stories of nine girls in countries from Haiti to Nepal who fought for their chance to go to school in spite of extreme poverty, natural disasters, and even forced labor. The film’s narrators include Meryl Streep, Anne Hathaway, Alicia Keys, and Liam Neeson.
“When girls are educated, communities thrive and economies grow.”
- SATURDAY NOVEMBER 8, 2014
- Montgomery County Community College Science Center Theatre
- 10 AM to Noon
- FREE admission
- Film rated for sixth graders and up
Below you can download an informational flyer you can share and a map indicating the location of the Science Center Theater on Montgomery County Community College’s Blue Bell campus. You can also see a trailer for the film at http://girlrising.com/see-the-film/index.html#about-the-film. If you need additional information, please contact Dot McLane, firstname.lastname@example.org.
All members interested in the state resolution being undertaken by the Education Committee are invited to attend an in-person meeting on Saturday November 8, 2014 at the Schlow Centre Region Library. Please go to the Schlow Library website (schlowlibrary.org) and click on “parking section” for information. Parking is free but you must get your ticket validated. Lunch will be BYO at the nearby Panera’s.
Saturday November 8, 2014
10 AM to 2 PM
Schlow Centre Region Library
211 S. Allen Street, State College, PA (corner of Beaver Street – Route 26)
What is AAUW…
AAUW Pennsylvania furthers the AAUW mission and programs in Pennsylvania, and promotes, encourages, and coordinates the work of branches throughout the state. Since 1881, AAUW has been one of the nation’s leading voices promoting education and equity for women and girls. AAUW-PA programs include educational outreach, community service, public policy advocacy, and confrontation of barriers so that all women have a fair chance.