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Beyond the Headlines Eau Claire

Building Trust: Journalism at the Movies Film Series and Discussion - Poor Kids

Oct 22, 2018
6:00 pm
FREE

Woodland Theater, UW-Eau Claire Davies Center, third floor.
77 Roosevelt Avenue
Eau Claire, WI

Doors open at 6 pm. Movies start at 6:30, followed by discussion led by Dr. Mary Nienow. "Poor Kids," a PBS Frontline special, tells the stories of three families over the course of half a decade to explore what poverty means to children in America. Sponsored by the UW-Eau Claire student chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists.

Mary Nienow

Assistant Professor of Social Work
UW- Eau Claire


Dr. Mary Nienow has nearly twenty years of experience in research, teaching, advocacy, program coordination, policy development and analysis and community organizing. She was the co-founder of Grasstops, a nonprofit advocacy organization that assisted nonprofits and small community groups with their policy and advocacy goals.

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We thank The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation for their generous support of this initiative and the Pulitzer Prizes for their partnership.