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Not the Other: Oral Histories of People Experiencing Homelessness
From Friday, May 16, 2014 -  05:30pm
To Sunday, May 18, 2014 - 07:00pm
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Please join Homeless Garden Project for a screening of "Not the Other," a 20-minute movie presenting first-hand accounts from homeless members of our community. The film is the result of a year-long project with interview from 40 people experiencing homelessness. This multimedia presentation, with videos, photographs, and text narratives, is designed to demonstrate the wide diversity, and the dignity, vulnerability, resilience, resourcefulness, struggles and strengths of the homeless. Homeless Garden Project (HGP), founded in 1990, provides job training, transitional employment and support services to people who are homeless. The programs take place on a 3-acre organic farm and related enterprises. The Project operates a vibrant community education and volunteer program that serves more than 1500 people each year. HGP Downtown Store features products made in HGP's training program and is open Friday and Saturday, noon-7pm and Sunday, noon-6pm. The event is free, but your purchases, and donations, support HGP's programs. For more information about the Oral Histories Project: http://oralhistoriesproject.org For more information about Homeless Garden Project: http://homelessgardenproject.org
Location : Homeless Garden Project - Downtown Store 110 Cooper Street/Pacific, Cooperhouse Breezeway, Suite 100G, Santa Cruz, CA
Contact : Kate Pearl
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