Most of our fundraisers will be ways to reach out to the community of housed people in Berkeley through films, Q&A sessions, and a non-threatening space for all to gather. In keeping with the educational part of our mission, we deeply hope this outreach will soften some negative stereotypes that permeate those judging the entire "unhoused community" by the actions of a few. Through these films we hope to show the community that most of the people that are living on the streets are not unlike ourselves, other than life circumstances.
Our second film event features the movie “HOMELESS: The Story of America's Economic Refugees”, from the internationally renowned author and scholar, Dr. Samar Habib. This is not only an interesting and eye-opening movie, it will be a day you will not want to miss.
See Excerpts from HOMELESS: The Story of America's Economic Refugees HERE
HOMELESS will be followed by a short film about the residents of the 2017/18 Berkeley Emergency Storm Shelter (B.E.S.S.) A collaborative effort by a few of Berkeley's Homeless Advocates
Movies, Q&A and Dinner $25.00 - more if you can, less if you can't
PROGRAM (may be changed - not the films)
3:15PM: Doors open
3:20PM: Music & Slide Show
3:45PM: Welcome: Consider The Homeless! founder, Barbara Brust
3:55PM: Dr. Samar Habib introduces her film "HOMELESS"
4:05PM: Screening of the film, “HOMELESS: The Story of America's Economic Refugees”
4:55PM: Screening of the short film, “BESS - April 2018”
5:10PM: Introductions - Special Guests
5:15PM: Q & A with our guests
6:00PM: Dinner is Served
Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists
1924 Cedar (corner of Bonita)
RSVP/ TICKET PURCHASE INFORMATION
• Tickets must be paid by June 23rd to guarantee reservations
To purchase tickets:
• Ask any of our fabulous Volunteers
• Email: Info AT ConsiderTheHomeless DOT org
• Call: 510-717-0181
• Postal Mail: Consider The Homeless!
PO Box 2771, Berkeley, CA 94702
Please remember to include in your email and/or along with your postal mail
1) include a check made out to Consider The Homeless!
2) Let us know how many seats you are reserving.
3) Your name, address, phone, email for us to verify reservations.
We finally have our Official Federal 501(c)(3) Non-Profit Status!!
This event is tax deductible
Excerpts from “Homeless: The Story of America's Refugees”
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