This documentary film depicts the stories of gang-involved youth, entangled in the intractable violence haunting Boston’s neighborhoods, and the StreetSafe Boston social and street workers tasked with helping to transform their lives. This Ain’t Normal examines the individual circumstances behind the violence, thereby gaining a deeper insight and understanding into the issue of youth violence, as it has grown to epidemic proportions in the City on the Hill and the nation.
A screening of the film (1hr. 38 min.) will be followed by a discussion with:
- Rudy Hypolite, Film Producer and Director
- Dennis Wilson, Film Producer
- Conan Harris, Deputy Director of Public Safety for the City of Boston
- Donnell Singleton, CEO of Origin Nile Publishing
- Donald M. Osgood, Sr., Advocate, Louis D. Brown Peace Institute
Free and open to the public. Cosponsored by the Transformative Justice Program
Pizza will be provided.