In Celebration of International Women's Day
Screening the Documentary Film: Girl Rising
An inspiring film about empowing girls through education
Wednesday, March 8, 2017
7 pm to 9 pm
First Presbyterian Church
114 SW 8th St, Covallis, Oregon
$10 Donation to support girls' education
Hosted by Friendship with Cambodia, a non-profit that empowers young women to realize their dreams and help their families and communities.
Co-sponsored by Corvallis Multicultural Literacy Center.
- The touching stories of nine girls from around the world who overcame tremendous challendges.
- Education for girls is considered the number one solution for ending poverty.
From Academy Award-nominated director Richard E. Robbins, Girl Rising journeys around the globe to witness the strength of the human spirit and the power of education to change the world. Viewers get to know nine unforgettable girls living in the developing world: ordinary girls who confront tremendous challenges and overcome nearly impossible odds to pursue their dreams and get an education.