No Small Matter Documentary -- Lake County Screening

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Gorton Community Center

400 East Illinois Road

Lake Forest, IL 60045

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WOMEN UNITED OF LAKE COUNTY is proud to host a screening of NO SMALL MATTER.

FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

6:00 pm -- Reception and light appetizers

6:30 pm -- No Small Matter Film

7:45 pm -- Panel discussion and next steps

NO SMALL MATTER is the first feature documentary to explore the most underestimated and powerful force for good in America today: early childhood education. Through poignant stories, the film lays out evidence for the importance of education in the first five years. No Small Matter reveals how our failure to act on the compelling evidence that early childhood education matters has a stunning impact on American families and our country’s social and economic future.

Join us to see how this film re-defines the public's understanding of what's going on in children's brains from birth to five and challenges us to understand and appreciate how quality early learning programs can shape young lives and our country’s future. Guests will be given opportunities to take action that will push educational needs to the top of our social agenda.

Why should we care? Early Childhood Education:

  • Is cumulative so the earlier the investment the bigger the dividends
  • Is impactful to national security and local crime prevention
  • Is essential to a strong and solid future workforce
  • Is necessary to set the brain on a path for life-long learning
  • Is part of the promise of the American dream
  • Is not a partisan issue

Early childhood education is no small matter to:

  • Parents
  • Educators at all levels
  • Elected officials
  • Local government officials
  • Military
  • Doctors
  • Faith-based leaders
  • Law enforcement
  • Corporations and small businesses
  • Veterans
  • The community-at larger

Although this film is making its way across the county, this is the first and only screening in Lake County.

Space is limited and tickets are required.

Visit www.nosmallmatter.com or https://youtu.be/Shm-KRh4LFg to watch the trailer and learn more!

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WOMEN UNITED is Lake County's premier women's organization for strengthening the community through philanthropy, leadership and volunteerism. Through this powerful network of 100+ women, WU leverages its ideas, expertise, resources and passions to ensure children living in Lake County's most vulnerable communities are prepared for kindergarten and ready to succeed. For more information about membership in Women United visit www.liveunitedlakecounty.org/portfolio/join-wu/

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No Small Matter is presented by Kindling Group and Siskel/Jacobs Productions. Kindling Group is a nonfiction media studio that crafts outstanding documentaries and impact campaigns to inspire, entertain, and ignite change. Siskel/Jacobs Productions is a Chicago-based television and documentary production company founded in 2005.






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Lake Forest, IL 60045

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