Big Brothers Big Sisters Joins Forces with The Representation Project to Educate 1 Million Youth About the Power of Media Messages
Screenings of the Documentary, Miss Representation to be offered to Big Brothers Big Sisters
SAN RAFAEL, Calif., Nov. 14, 2013
SAN RAFAEL, Calif., Nov. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Big Brothers Big Sisters of North Bay is proud to announce a partnership with Jennifer Siebel Newsom and her organization, The Representation Project and Big Brothers Big Sisters of America. The announcement will be made during an event on November 15, 2013 at the Mill Valley Community Center at 180 Camino Alto in Mill Valley at 8:30 a.m. Both The Representation Project and Big Brothers Big Sisters are national organizations dedicated to ensuring that young people reach their full potential. The crux of this partnership will be screening events that will introduce new youth audiences to Siebel Newsom's seminal film, Miss Representation. These events will also serve as recruitment and fundraising events for Big Brothers Big Sisters agencies. Siebel Newsom recently went before the UN General Assembly and committed to ensuring 1 Million young people see the film during the next three years.