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Diversity film: The Pushouts


Mar 21, 2019
07:00 PM until 09:00 PM


3/21@ 7 pm in Piedmont; 3/24 @ 12:30 pm in Oakland at The New Parkway, 474 24th St between Telegraph and Broadway

"I was in prison before I was even born." So begins the story of Dr. Victor Rios who, by age 15, was a high school dropout and gang member with three felony convictions and a death wish. When a teacher's quiet persistence, a mentor's moral conviction, and his best friend's murder converge, Rios' path takes an unexpected turn." THE PUSHOUTS" documents the inspirational story of Oakland native Victor Rios, now a UC professor, who trains educators to help students who are at risk of being 'pushed out' of the school system.

Presented by Appreciating Diversity Film Series



Free; no need to RSVP.


View map Ellen Driscoll Playhouse at Frank Havens School
325 Highland Avenue
Piedmont, CA

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Appreciating Diversity Film Series



Contact name

Maude Pervere

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