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White Like Me film event

Date/Time

Apr 17, 2017
06:00 PM until 09:00 PM

Description

White Like Me

Tim Wise explores race and racism in the U.S. through the lens of whiteness and white privilege, and argues that our failure as a society to come to terms with the legacy of white privilege continues to perpetuate racial inequality and race-driven political resentments today

6:00 pm VIP wine reception with filmmaker, Tim Wise

7:00 Screening of the documentary film, White Like Me

8:15 Discussion with Tim Wise, moderated by JayVon Muhammad

About the Film

This documentary film offers a stunning reassessment of the American ideal of meritocracy. White Like Me offers a fascinating look back at the race-based white entitlement programs that built the American middle class. For years, Tim Wise’s bestselling books and spellbinding lectures have challenged some of our most basic assumptions about race in America. White Like Me is the first film to bring the full range of his work to the screen – to show how white privilege continues to shape individual attitudes, electoral politics, and government policy in ways too many white people never stop to consider.

Sponsorship Opportunities

This event will appeal to individuals seeking to learn more about structural inequities facing Bay Area residents of color. In a county where 3% of the population is African American, and 30% of Black residents “live” in San Quentin, we cannot deny the lack of access to opportunity.

  • $2,500 Presenting Sponsor includes logo in signage and program at event, display table at event, website and social media promotion, 10 tickets to VIP reception with Tim Wise and film
  • $1,500 Lead Sponsor includes name in signage and program at event, display table at event, website and social media promotion, 6 tickets to VIP reception with Tim Wise and film
  • $750 Major Sponsor includes name in event program, partial display table at event, online and social media promotion, 4 tickets to VIP reception with Tim Wise and film
  • $250 Program Sponsor includes name in event program, 2 tickets to VIP reception with Tim Wise and film
  • $60 VIP Ticket* includes pre-event VIP reception with Tim Wise, film and Q and A after.
  • $20 Individual ticket* includes admission to film only and Q and A afterwards.

*Individual tickets are available through the Rafael Film Center box office at http://rafaelfilm.cafilm.org/white-like-me/.

Support Programs that Make an Impact on Racial Inequity in Marin

Social Determinants of Health mean that a patient’s zip code has a greater impact on wellbeing than their genetic code – poverty and illness are directly correlated, as are wealth and health. provides wraparound services to keep people healthy. Programs like the summer Quality of Life Road TripThe Defenders and Girl Power support Black youth in grades 6-12. When young people live in trauma, they are more likely to struggle in school and have chronic illness later in life (such as depression, diabetes and cardiovascular disease).

Marin Grassroots informs, educates and engages communities and their leaders on topics related to public policy, civic engagement and leadership development. Our work is guided by the Marin County Equal Voice Platf
orm.  This event launches a new membership campaign where people can influence policy. Now, more than ever, we need to be involved to protect the strides we’ve made, and to insure the march to equity is not halted.

Contact

For more information, visit us online at www.marincityclinic.org, call us at 415-339-8813 or email Melanie Hamburger, Director of Development.

Cost

20

Location

View map Christopher B. Smith Rafael Film Center
1118 Fourth Street
San Rafael, CA

Additional Information

Sponsor

Marin City Health & Wellness Center

Phone

415-339-8813

Contact name

Melanie Hamburger

Contact email

melanie@marincityclinic.org

We make every effort to ensure the accuracy of this information. However, you should always call ahead to confirm dates, times, location, and other information.

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