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Searching For Home: Coming Back From War- Screening & Panel Discussion
Sat, March 25, 2017, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM CDT
In a night of healing and hope Soul Repair Center, Texas Christian University's Bob Schieffer College of Communication - Department of Strategic Communication, Wounded Heroes of Maine, and KERA present:
Searching for Home: Coming Back from War
This documentary presents intimate interviews of multi-generational veterans' journeys from the battlefield to the home front in their search for the “home” they left behind – physically, mentally and spiritually.
A panel discussion will immediately follow the film screening.
Panelists will include:
* Eric Christiansen, Searching For Home, Director
* Pam Payeur, Wounded Heroes of Maine, Director
* Joel Chaverri, Tarrant County Vet Center Social Worker
* Dr. Rita Brock, Soul Repair Center, Director
* John McKee, Searching For Home Vietnam Veteran
* Apache Jay, Searching For Home, Iraq veteran
Attendees are highly encouraged to share the evening with someone to help bridge the "military-civilian divide" - the gap in understanding of what sacrifices military service entails. Volunteer social workers from the Tarrant County Vet Center will be present during the event.
For more information on the film, video clips, and links to Veteran and family resources visit http://searchingforhomethemovie.com/
View the Searching For Home film trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BKlhHHz6MKs
This event has been made possible thanks to sponsorship in part by TCU Strategic Communications Department and partnerships with Tarrant County Vet Center, Soul Repair Center, Wounded Heroes Program of Maine and KERA.