Theatre Espresso and Wheelock Family Theatre cordially invite you and your family to participate in a lively afternoon of theatre and civic dialogue!
This event is free and open to the public.
September 27, 2014 (2:00 – 4:00 PM)
Wheelock Family Theatre,
180 The Riverway, Boston
Participate in Theatre Espresso’s interactive play Uprising on King Street: The Boston Massacre. Playing jurors in the trial of Captain Preston, you and your family will explore concepts such as “the right to counsel” and “guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.” Meet Juliette Kayyem, who will be honored for her contributions to the civic education of young people.
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This event will be interpreted in ASL.
A national leader for civil rights and justice, Juliette Kayyem was a civil rights attorney in the Clinton Administration advocating for access to educational institutions for girls and minorities. As President Obama’s Assistant Secretary for Intergovernmental Affairs, she pushed for comprehensive immigration reform. Kayyem was a candidate for Governor of Massachusetts. Described as a "rising star" for her ability to engage minority and young advocates, she consistently advocates for the rights of all.