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Free Public Screening – “Inequality for All” Documentary

Clatsop Community College, in partnership with the Lower Columbia Diversity Project, invites community members to attend a free screening of the documentary “Inequality for All” and join in a community discussion facilitated by Chuck Sheketoff from the Oregon Center for Public Policy.

This informative and provocative program will take place on Friday, February 28 at 6:30 p.m. in the CCC Performing Arts Center, 588 16th Street, Astoria. Additional support for this presentation is provided by the Cannery Pier Hotel.

“Inequality for All” was directed by Jacob Kornbluth and features Robert Reich, Secretary of Labor during the Clinton administration, author of 13 books and Chancellor’s Professor of Public Policy at UC-Berkeley. The documentary follows Reich as he addresses the economic condition of the middle class and seeks to raise awareness of the country’s widening income gap. For more information regarding the film, visit the film website. The DVD will also be available at the CCC Dora Badollet Library following the February 28 screening.

Chuck Sheketoff is a founder and now serves as Executive Director of the Oregon Center for Public Policy (OCPP). The mission of the OCPP is to, “Use research and analysis to advance policies and practices that improve the economic and social opportunities of all Oregonians”. OCPP conducts in-depth research and analysis on budget, tax, and economic issues. Its goal is to improve decision making and generate more opportunities for all Oregonians. For more, visit the OCPP website.

“Clatsop Community College is a proud host of this event focusing on one of the most compelling issues that we face as a society,” says CCC President Lawrence Galizio.

Please direct inquiries to:  Patricia Warren, 503-338-2306.

 

 

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