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A Conversation with Erin Gruwell

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 26, 5-7:00 p.m.

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Join us at the National Underground Freedom Center this Wednesday, October 26 at 5:00 p.m. for an evening with educator Erin Gruwell. Gruwell, a world-renown teacher and education advocate, will discuss her travels—both at home and abroad—as an ambassador for education.

In the 2007 film, Freedom Writers, Hilary Swank portrayed Gruwell as a young teacher who “inspires her class of students to learn tolerance, apply themselves and pursue education beyond high school.” Gruwell continues that to spread that inspirational message today and is passionate about helping good educators become great educators.

Event Date: 
Wednesday, October 26, 2016 - 5:00pm