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International Women’s Day Celebration & America Rise Launch Party
March 8 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pmFree
Join America Rise for an International Women’s Day celebration and crowdfunding campaign launch party!
You’ll be the first to see the brand new trailer for our Seed&Spark campaign. Plus, light refreshments and drinks will be provided! Doors open at 6:00pm with a presentation featuring the following speakers starting at 6:30pm.
• Kayla DeMonte, Senior Program Director at Citizen University
• Fathia Absie, Co-founder of Eat with Muslims
• Cleo Barnett, Program Director for Amplifier
• Sarah Kennedy & Brian Overholt, Directors of America Rise
Live music by Carla Torgerson and Kyle Hanson will round out the evening. We hope to see you there!
About the Documentary:
Directed by Sarah Kennedy and Brian Overholt, America Rise is a feature-length documentary born out of the Women’s March that tells the story of Americans rising up for their liberties in the midst of a divided nation.
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About the Speakers:
Fathia Absie is a Somali American writer and filmmaker. In 2017, Fathia co-founded Eat With Muslims, a project designed to bring Muslims and non-Muslims together over dinner and stories in the hopes of building bridges between neighbors and communities of different faiths and cultures.
Cleo Barnett is a curator, artist, and the program director for Amplifier – a design lab dedicated to reimagining and amplifying the voices of social change movements through art and community engagement. Learn more about Cleo here on her website.