The Jackson Heights People For Public Schools will be showing a movie about money in education today.
Backpack Full of Cash — Narrated by Matt Damon
A film exploring the real cost of privatizing America’s public schools
Film screening, discussion, wine & cheese reception
Thursday, May 24 from 6:30 – 9:00PM — Free to the public
The Jewish Center of Jackson Heights
37-06 77th St, Jackson Heights, NY 11372
Subway: E/F/M/R/7 to Roosevelt Avenue/74th Street
Reserve your tickets!
Backpack Full of Cash, a new documentary narrated by Matt Damon, takes an urgently-needed look at how charter schools, vouchers and the privatization movement are threatening public schools. In the wake of the 2016 presidential elections and the appointment of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, BACKPACK is more timely than ever.
This new documentary takes an urgently-needed look at how charter school, vouchers and the privatization movement are threatening public schools.
“A beautiful film- tremendously moving! …Everyone who values democratic education needs to see this.” -Jonathan Kozol, advocate for children and author of Savage Inequalities
Sponsored by: Jackson Heights People for Public Schools, NYC Council Member Daniel Dromm, New Visions Democratic Club, Alliance for Quality Education, United Federation of Teachers