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Community Dialogue: Building Safe Communities

Community Dialogue:
Building Safe Communities
facilitated by Patrice O'Neill, Executive Producer & CEO, Not In Our Town

You are cordially invited to join community leaders and the general public to attend a screening and discussion of the

Not in Our Town film: Light in the Darkness

Date:  Tuesday, April 4, 2017@7:00pm

Location:  Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, Great Barrington

About the Film

Not In Our Town: Light in the Darkness is a one-hour documentary about a town coming together to take action after anti-immigrant violence devastates the community. The story follows Mayor Paul Pontieri and Patchogue residents as they openly address the underlying causes of a violent murder, work to heal divisions, and begin taking steps to ensure everyone in their village will be safe and respected.

About Not in Our Town & Founder

Not in Our Town is a movement to stop hate, address bullying, and build safe, inclusive communities for all. Not in Our Town films, new media, and organizing tools help local leaders build vibrant, diverse cities and towns, where everyone can participate. For more information, visit www.niot.org

Patrice O’Neill, Not In Our Town Executive Producer, is an award-winning media producer dedicated to telling stories about everyday people transforming their communities. As co-founder of the Oakland-based non-profit strategic media production company The Working Group, she has produced successful national series on PBS for fifteen years, using a multi-platform approach that utilizes documentary film, social networking, outreach and organizing efforts to encourage dialogue and spur action. 

Not In Our Town