"America to Me" Screening and Discussion Series, Feb. 6–Apr. 4

America to Me film poster featuring 6 photos of diverse high school students
10-part documentary series examining intersecting social issues in US education
Wednesday, February 6, 2019 to Thursday, April 4, 2019

The UCSB Multicultural Center, the Center for Black Studies Research, the Department of Black Studies, and the UCSB Library present:

America to Me Screening and Discussion Series, February 6–April 4, 2019

Join us to watch and discuss the 10-part documentary America to Me, which examines racial, economic, and class issues in contemporary American education through an exclusive look into an academic year at one of the country's most diverse and high-performing public schools.  

Episodes 1 & 2: Wednesday, February 6, 2019, at 6:00 p.m. in the UCSB MultiCultural Center Theater, followed by a panel discussion**

Episodes 3–10 will screen on alternate Thursdays at the UCSB Center for Black Studies Research.

Episodes 3 & 4: Thursday, February 21, at 5:00 p.m.
Episodes 5 & 6: Thursday, March 7, at 5:00 p.m.
Episodes 7 & 8: Thursday, March 21, at 5:00 p.m.
Episodes 9 & 10: Thursday, April 4, at 5:00 p.m.

**The discussion on February 6 features the following panelists:

Sundiata Cha-Jua, Associate Professor of African American Studies and History at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign;
Glenford Darbeau, Master of Arts in Educational Administration and vice principal in the Antelope Valley Union High School District;
Starletta K. Darbeau, Master of Arts in Educational Administration, elementary school teacher, and support provider for the Teacher Induction Program