ELPN Movie Night: Rebuilding Paradise

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February 18, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

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ELPN is tuning into the SF Urban Film Fest! Grab your popcorn and join ELPN on Thursday, February 18 at 5:30pm PST for a virtual watch party of Rebuilding Paradise. We’ll watch the film together and have a mini discussion right after.    

About Rebuilding Paradise: On the morning of Nov. 8, 2018, a spark from a transmission line in Northern California, coupled with climate-impacted conditions, quickly grew into a devastating firestorm that engulfed the picturesque city of Paradise, California. By the time the Camp Fire was extinguished, it had killed 85 people, displaced 50,000 residents and destroyed 95% of local structures. It was the deadliest U.S. fire in 100 years — and the worst ever in California’s history. As residents faced the damage to their lives, to their homes and to more than 150,000 acres in and around their 141-year-old town, they did something amazing: They worked together to heal. The community members went on to forge a bond stronger than what they had before the catastrophe, even as their hope and spirit were challenged by continued adversity: relocations, financial crises, government hurdles, water poisoning, grief and PTSD. Learn more about the film here

Interested in other films? The full SFUFF lineup includes many housing-related films and workshops, including Survival by Zipcode. We encourage ELPNers to check out this virtual-friendly programming. 

When: Thursday, February 18 | 5:30pm PST

Where: Zoom Meeting

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Register before Tuesday, February 16

If you have any questions about this event, please email elpn.social@gmail.com

 

Details

Date:
February 18, 2021
Time:
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Event Category:

Organizer

Emerging Leaders Peer Network (ELPN)
Phone:
415-989-8160 x14
Website:
https://nonprofithousing.org/policy-advocacy/emerging-leaders-peer-network/

Venue

Zoom