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The Boys of Baraka Showing

 
 

COMMUNITY ACADEMY PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL (CAPCS)

Presenting a viewing of the award-winning documentary,
“The Boys of Baraka”

CAPCS, in conjunction with the Bernard Center for Women, Politics, and Public Policy, will host a viewing of the award-winning documentary, The Boys of Baraka, on

Wednesday, January 26, 2011,  from 6-8 p.m.

             in the

Eckstine-Ellington Theatre at the Amos 3 campus,

1400 First Street, NW.   (First & P Street, NW)

Parking  lot at the school

The viewing is part of National School Choice Week celebrations.  All are invited to attend – Free Admission.   The Boys of Baraka is a true story of three 12-year old African-American boys from low income areas of Baltimore who are given the opportunity to go to school in Kenya.  The documentary follows the boys and their parents as they make life-changing decisions about their education and their future.  Following the screening, there will be a discussion about the role of parents and students in making decisions about school choice featuring prominent journalist Michelle Bernard, CAPCS Founder Kent Amos, the three Boys of Baraka themselves and their parents.  The event will be filmed by C-Span and will be broadcast live by National Public Radio (NPR). 

Community Academy Public Charter School
Ph: (202) 234-5437

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