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WEDU Community Film Screening: Arab American Stories
Monday, October 28, 2013 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EDT)
WEDU's Presents Arab American Stories - A National Dialogue
As part of WEDU's continuing committment to educational outreach and creating an informed citizenry, WEDU is hosting a community screening of "Arab American Stories" to increase public understanding of Arab American history, culture, diversity and contributions to society.
This outreach event is based on the 13-part public television series Arab American Stories that features stories of Arab Americans of all walks of life to put a human face on the Arab American experience. Funding for “Arab American Stories – A National Dialogue” was provided through a grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation.
WHAT: FREE community film screening of Arab American Stories, followed by discussion
WHO: Presented by WEDU PBS, Detroit Public Television, and W.K. Kellogg Foundation
WHEN: Monday, October 28 at 7:00pm at Mildred Sainer Pavilion on the New College Campus, Sarasota
(This event is free and open to the public. Seating is limited and reservations are requested.)
WEDU PBS is West Central Florida’s primary PBS station and public media company reaching 16 counties through media platforms including on-air programming and online experiences that broaden horizons, transport and transform and open gateways to new ideas and new worlds. Financially supported by the community, the organization offers a wealth of award-winning inspirational, educational and enlightening content over a variety of media platforms including: television programming, station’s website, wedu.org and various social media platforms, monthly member magazine Premiere, educational outreach activities and a myriad of special events. WEDU’s focus on the local community has resulted in the station being regarded as a beacon of trust for men, women and children of every walk of life no matter their age, ethnicity or socio-economic status. WEDU is a treasured community resource; a window to the world for the homebound and a vital educational source for the youngest members of society. WEDU prides itself on its position in the Tampa Bay community as a leader, partner, informed citizen and a member of PBS, the most trusted institution in America (ORC International’s DualFrame CARAVAN, January 2014). For more information, program schedules or to support WEDU PBS, visit wedu.org, WEDU Public Media on Facebook and Twitter or call 813.254.9338.
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