Viewing of Eyes on the Prize

Posted on January 2, 2007

Join the Philadelphia Unemployment Project in viewing a Wednesday Night Series of Showings of EYES ON THE PRIZE, AMERICA’S CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT. The series will begin during Martin Luther King Holiday week.

Celebrate the
Martin Luther King Holiday
Wednesday, January 17 at 6 PM
AFSCME DC 47 1606 Walnut St

See Volume 1 of “EYES ON THE PRIZE” the story of America’s Civil Rights Movement.

Watch how a 26-year-old Martin Luther King, Jr., was thrust into the leadership of the Montgomery Bus Boycott, begun when Rosa Parks refused to leave her seat in the front of a Montgomery, Alabama bus.

First of 10 weekly showings of ?EYES ON THE PRIZE? followed by discussions on the lessons we can take from the great organizing of the civil rights movement and what we can learn from it for today’s struggles for justice.

EYES ON THE PRIZE is a fantastic “you were there” documentary of some of the most significant struggles in the history of America. Join staff and leaders of the Philadelphia Unemployment Project in discussing the series and its lessons. Hear from Philadelphians and others who participated.

Following the first program at AFSCME all subsequent showings will be at 6PM at the PUP offices at 1201 Chestnut St. Room 702. A light dinner will be provided. Please email or call PUP at 215-557-0822 to RSVP and for more information.

Philadelphia Unemployment Project, 1201 Chestnut St. Room 702, Philadelphia, PA 19107, 215-557-0822, http://www.PhilaUP.org.


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