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Igniting Participatory Democracy


Six films inspiring citizens to engage in the democratic process

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Igniting Participatory Democracy


Six films inspiring citizens to engage in the democratic process

 

Engaging Communities

The Community Justice Film Series uses film as a catalyst to gather our community(ies) and engage in active, forward-thinking dialogue around six themes of community justice: Education, Whole Body + Well-Being, Public Safety, Housing, Transportation, and Job Creation + Wealth-Building.

 

Short Films as Catalysts


Igniting dialogue and action to advance community justice

Short Films as Catalysts


Igniting dialogue and action to advance community justice

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next featured theme: TRANSPORTATION

Screening November 12, 2017, at United Steelworkers of America, Local 400, Union Hall, 185 E. Belt Blvd., Richmond, VA 23224

CLICK HERE TO BE LINKED TO THE FACEBOOK EVENT PAGE

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The Partners


The Partners


LILLIE A. ESTES

ALO COMMUNITY STRATEGY

ALO Community Strategy's work focuses on building strategies to create and develop innovative alliances by identifying gaps in services in order to close THOSE gaps. ALO Community Strategy has worked with REPHRAME (Residents of Public Housing in Richmond Against Mass Eviction), Hope in the Cities, and the Richmond Anti-Poverty Commission that developed the Maggie L. Walker Initiative for Expanding Opportunity and Fighting Poverty. Lillie is the vision behind this series. 

ENJOLI MOON

AFRIKANA INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL

The Afrikana Independent Film Festival is a festival dedicated to showcasing the cinematic works of emerging and established filmmakers throughout the African diaspora. Our platform is designed to celebrate global Black culture through the medium of independent film, created by and about Black people. Enjoli Moon is Founder and Artistic Director and is curating the selection of films for this series.

TREY HARTT

CULTURAL ORGANIZER

Trey Hartt is working independently to support the organizing of the Community Justice Film Series. Trey is the Deputy Director of ART 180--a youth arts nonprofit in Richmond, a board member of The Conciliation Project--a social justice theatre company in Richmond. He is also the President of Alternate ROOTS--a network of artists and organizers working at the intersection of arts and activism throughout the South. Trey designed the logo and this website. 

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