Theater Bits Blog – Free Event at Horizon

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Third Country – Beyond the Play
Clarkston: A Real Story of Community Change
Tuesday, October 15 at 7:30 p.m.

Join Horizon Theatre for an evening which brings together people currently living, working, and making change happen in the town that inspired Third Country: Clarkston. In this 1.1 square mile town 10 miles from downtown Atlanta, 60 languages are spoken and one-third of residents are foreign born, including many refugees from around the globe. Hear more about this town’s journey in becoming a welcoming place for a diverse community.

The evening includes presentations by the panelists followed by a Q & A.

PANELISTS

Jeremy Lewis, CDF: A Collective Action Initiative
McKenzie Wren, Clarkston Community Center
J.D. McCrary, International Rescue Committee
Emily Pelton, Refugee Family Services
Omar Shekhey, Somali American Community Center

This event is free and open to the public.

Horizon Theatre Company
1083 Austin Avenue NE
Atlanta, GA 30307