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47th Annual Conference | April 19 – 22, 2017 | Minneapolis, MN USA | Hyatt Regency Minneapolis Hotel | #UAA2017 | urbanaffairsassociation.org | urbanaffairsassociation.org/conference/

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Friday, April 21 • 4:00pm - 5:25pm
FR4.00.15 Film Screening: Gaining Ground

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Film Title: Gaining Ground
Name of Film Company: Holding Ground Productions/New Day Films 
Filmscreening Moderator:
John Davis, Open Studio Productions 

Description of Film
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Foreclosures. Unemployment. Childhood poverty. All these problems have hit American communities hard during the Great Recession. Gaining Ground, a follow-up to the award-winning documentary Holding Ground (1996), shows how one diverse Boston neighborhood has managed to stem the tide against enormous odds. Building on a 25-year legacy of innovative community organizing, a new generation of Dudley Street neighborhood leaders has managed to foster hope and create opportunity in challenging times.
Trailer for "Gaining Ground"



Friday April 21, 2017 4:00pm - 5:25pm
Greenway Ballroom-H (2nd Floor)