Told from a mother’s perspective, Finding Elijah follows a young man’s journey from home into mental illness, to homelessness, and ultimately to suicide. It shows how a mother’s search for answers leads her to action.
Work that speaks to the youth experience, resilience, and aspiration. Join us for a Q & A with the filmmakers and a discussion centered around caring for young people during these crazy times of COVID-19 and the protests against police brutality and societal racism. Poet Ursula Rucker will attend.
Juntos, a Latinx immigrant rights organization, has learned that Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has been using the Philadelphia Police’s Preliminary Arraignment Reporting System (PARS) database to gather deportation orders.
Film screening of And They Jumped Into The Water Some… dir. by Lois Moses followed by a presentation of a reading of Moses’ new work-in-progress, EPISTLES OF LOVE: The Gospels according to Edgar & Clara.