The Raising of America

Ann Arbor MI 01-25-2016 01-28-2016 The Raising of America: Join us for a special screening of the five-part documentary series that explores the question: Why are so many children in America faring so poorly?

A documentary series on early childhood and the future of our nation.

icon to add this event to your google calendarJanuary 25-28, 2016
3:00 - 4:30 p.m.
1655 SPH I
1415 Washington Heights
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2029

Sponsored by: Children's Environmental Health Center
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Cost: No charge

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Over the four days, January 25, 26, 27 and 28, SPH will host a special screening and discussion of the film series, The Raising of America. This five-part documentary to air on public television explores the question: Why are so many children in America faring so poorly? What are the consequences for the nation’s future? How might we, as a nation, do better?

Join us on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday to watch the series when it investigates these questions through different lenses:

What does science tell us about the enduring importance of early life experiences on the brain and body?

What it is like to be a parent today? And what policies and structures help or hinder the raising of healthy, happy and compassionate children? Episode one covers all three of these issues.


Episodes 1-5 will be shown over a 4 day period (Jan 25th-28th). Each screening day will start promptly at 3:00 and run until 4:30 pm. Please see the flyer for the screening schedule. No RSVP required.   


All episodes will be shown in SPH Crossroads - Room 1655  


Children's Environmental Health Center, School of Public Health, Center for Human Growth and Development, SPH Office of Publci Health Practice, Michigan Youth Violence Prevention Center, Health Equity Speaker Series, Department of Psychiatry, Michigan Center on Lifestage Environmental Exposures and Disease, Prevention Research Center, Momentum Center   Hope to see you there!

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