Violence Prevention Teen Day Celebration
Featuring the Movie “RACE” at the Neon Movies
Public Health - Dayton & Montgomery County’s Violence Prevention Program will present A Teen Day Celebration to promote the use of nonviolence on Martin Luther King Jr. day, Monday, January 16 at 11:15 am at the Neon Movies, 130 E. Fifth St. Dayton.
The program will feature the movie RACE, based on the incredible true story of Jesse Owens, the legendary superstar whose quest to become the greatest track and field athlete in history thrusts him onto the world stage at the 1936 Olympics, where he faces off against Adolf Hitler’s vision of Aryan supremacy.
The program builds upon the beliefs of Dr. King and his use of nonviolence and the struggle for equality for all races.
This event is free and open to the public to the first 225 people in attendance. Moviegoers will also receive a free McDonald’s lunch provided by Debbie Wright.
What: The movie “RACE”
Where: Neon Movies, 130 E. Fifth St., Dayton
When: Monday, January 16, 11:15 am – 2:45 pm
Public Health’s Violence Prevention Program helps raise community awareness and works to promote the use of nonviolent methods to resolve conflicts. Our trained educators teach participants how to recognize different risk factors of violence and how to engage in protective measures using evidence-based techniques.
For more information about the program call Jim Bolden, Violence Prevention Program Coordinator at 225-5025.