Purchase tickets today!
Don’t miss the HRW film screening and reception for “When We Walk” Sunday, January 26, 2019.
Tickets for STF students, teachers, alumni and friends are $15, but comp tickets are available. We are also looking for a couple of volunteers to help out day-of! Reach out to Kristin for more information.
Looking forward to seeing you there!
Pam, Kristin and Nancy
Sunday, January 26, 2020
4:00 pm | Doors open, Meet & Greet with HRW’s Jane Buchanan
5:00 pm | Film Screening, followed by Q&A
7:00 pm | Tacos & Drinks Reception
Presented at New Roads School at the Herb Alpert Educational Village
3131 Olympic Boulevard
Santa Monica, CA 90404
New Yorker Jason DaSilva is facing the life-changing decision of whether to relocate to Austin, Texas to be closer to his young son who has moved with his mother following their recent divorce. Facing a rapidly progressing form of multiple sclerosis and experiencing a swift decline in his motor skills, Jason soon learns that the harsh restrictions of the US Medicaid system would prevent him from accessing the services he needs to live life as fully as possible, and from being the dad he wants to be for his young son. Left with this heart-aching choice, When We Walk, the follow-up to DaSilva’s Emmy Award-winning film When I Walk, reflects on Jason’s own childhood and relationship with his father, making his fight to keep his son resonate even more powerfully.
All attendees are invited to stay after the screening for a Q & A followed by a cocktail reception with the Disability Rights Activist, Vix Jensen and Human Rights Watch Disability Rights Division Deputy Director Jane Buchanan.
Tickets are unreserved and seating is first-come, first-served.
Places are limited so reserve your tickets today!
Student Task Force Tickets – $15 General Ticket – $30
Volunteers needed! Contact Kristin if you are interested!