On Wednesday, March 11th at 7:00PM the Kellogg-Hubbard Library in Montpelier will be presenting a free preview screening of The Homestretch followed by a panel discussion and reception. The Homestretch follows three homeless teens as they fight to stay in school, graduate, and build a future, giving insight into the unique challenges that homeless youth face. Panelists for the event will be Kathleen M. Kanz, Senior Housing Analyst at the Vermont Housing and Conservation Board and COTS supporter, Renée Sarao, VISTA with the Vermont Coalition to End Homelessness, and Calvin Smith, Director of the Vermont Coalition of Runaway and Homeless Youth Programs.
For more information, see the event flyer here or below. To read a recent story on the documentary from The Atlantic, click here. If you cannot attend but are interested in viewing the film, The Homestretch will be airing nationally on PBS stations on April 13th at 10PM.