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The First Day Film Grants

The First Day – A Focus on the Beginning

Date: Tuesday, August 9, 2022
Time: 7:00 pm
Presented by: Herren Project & Justice Resource Institute

JRI is a leader in social justice, with over 100 diverse programs meeting the needs of underserved individuals, families and communities.

Film Overview:
Chris Herren, former professional basketball player, author and wellness advocate, has shared his story of recovery with over 1 million people nationwide. The First Day film chronicles this journey revealing Herren’s vulnerability and his profound connections with high school students who, in turn, have shared their stories of struggle and strength. Through the power of storytelling, The First Day addresses issues that school systems, communities and people across the country are impacted by, directly or indirectly, each day including substance use, other harmful behaviors and mental wellness. TheFirstDay.com

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