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FILM IS AN INROAD TO CONNECTION AND COLLABORATION, AND SO ARE YOU!
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TOYIA TAYLOR: Talk to Your Future Self
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WHIDBEY
VETERAN
RESOURCE
CENTER
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TOGETHER
THEY WERE
STRONGER
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CARILLON COMMUNITTY Richmond VA

2021 Films: on Belonging

Toyia Taylor: Talk to Your Future Self

The powerful journey of Toyia Taylor who started with a few students in grade school exploring how they could express their life journey by writing and speaking their truth. Today, Toyia has worked with over 500 families and her programming is offered in four Seattle Public Schools. Toyia and her team are changing lives each day. Check out a preview of this short film!


Whidbey Veterans Resource Center

What happens when our vets walk out the door after their service in the military? Some resume their lives in a normal fashion. Many do not. Where is the safety net? Island County, WA, has more veterans than any other in the state of Washington. This is a story of support, care, and coming home that makes a difference to men and women who have served our country.

Together They Were Stronger

A documentary film short that celebrates one untold story about four women who mounted an all-out civil rights campaign to create a movement establishing the first-ever disability rights law in the United States, WA HB 90. Check out a preview of this short film! The disability civil rights movement has many distinct narratives, but the prevailing themes are of community, justice, and equity. As with every other civil rights movement, the fight for disability rights is one that challenges negative attitudes and pushes back against oppression.
 

Carillon Community, Richmond VA

Carillon Community reveals how an integrated neighborhood in the heart of Richmond Virginia has continued to thrive to this day despite the challenges of racial inequity, redlining, and segregation. This powerful short film is an inspiration for communities seeking to grow equitably amidst diversity and institutional racism. Carillon Community shows us all another way of living and being. View the full short film, here.