Events

MLK Breakfast feat. "Freedom Writer" Maria Reyes

The event features a keynote address by Reyes, the presumably "unteachable" former juvenile gang member who was featured in the best-selling book The Freedom Writers Diary and whose ultimate success story inspired the Hilary Swank movie Freedom Writers.
Mon., Jan. 19, 8-10 p.m., 2009
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