Petersburg Rising Film winning awards – What’s Next now?

With generous support from individuals nationwide, the Virginia Governor’s Film Office, PBS-Affiliate VPM, and the Claude Moore Foundation, we entered and won our second International Film Festival. We invite you to view the movie on PBS stations throughout the state of Virginia, beginning with VPM in Richmond this Fall of 2021. Now …

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Petersburg Rising – Triple Wins at the Richmond Film Festive

This summer, the Petersburg Rising film entered the Richmond Film Festival and came away with not only the overall “Official Selection” of the event, but also won the Audience Choice and the Founders Award too! We invite you to view the movie on PBS stations throughout the state of Virginia, …

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Petersburg Rising Film Complete – What’s Next?

We have met our initial goals to date, thanks to the generous support of people like YOU who are credited within the now completed, Petersburg Rising film! Petersburg Rising… Has won First Place in the Oliver White Hill Social Justice film festival; Is now being sponsored & supported by the …

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Lessons from Opt Out: The Anti-test Movement

Lessons from Opt Out: The Anti-test Movement While the number of families saying “no” to high stakes tests for their children are growing nationwide, New York State stands at the vanguard of this movement. Last month, the number of children opting out of tests rose by more than 300% since …

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