WEDNESDAY, MAY 24, 2017
ENACT understands that children learn best when their social and emotional needs are met. Since 1987, ENACT has delivered trauma-informed, transformative programs through drama therapy and creative drama techniques. Now in its 10th year, Show UP! is a window into the real life challenges that students face on a daily basis such as bullying, peer pressure, emotional turmoil and violence. In today’s new world, students are also concerned with larger issues of immigration and family insecurities. Show UP! is an original dramatic work that explores the outer conflicts as well as the inner struggles of students as they work to overcome obstacles to simply staying in school. The show is a culmination of a year’s worth of working with students in the schools, helping them find solutions to navigating the complex issues that cause students to drop out. It is a celebration of the resiliency of students and the many ways they show up in their lives every day.
LIU- Kumble Theater, 1 University Plaza, Brooklyn
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TUESDAY, OCT 17, 2017
Join us at Hickory Ridge Middle School on Oct. 17 for our monthly office hours. This is a time for us to hang out in the communities we serve and hear from you. Bring story ideas, questions or feedback. Bonus points (and giveaways) are in store for folks who bring along someone who has never heard of Chalkbeat before! Our office hours will be held in conjunction with Shelby County Schools' Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration. Join us during this celebration of Hispanic and Latino cultures, which will also showcase student and community performances and parent resources.
Oct. 17, 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Hickory Ridge Middle School, 3920 Ridgeway Rd, Memphis, TN 38115