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The Gunshot generation

The Gunshot generation Tira tira Make a dream disappear Life is a video game Warfare on a plate Breakfast is served Tira tira Walk in fear The Gunshot Generation's here Away from rage "Together we stand" Tira tira Cry another family's tear, Children living in fear, Stay strong my dear, Dear! Tira tira There's still good here. We can kill them with words, Put away your guns. This is a plea my son! Tira tira Create the life you didn't have, Stop dwelling on the past. Don't be afraid to change, We all make mistakes. We can start today, Let our voices be heard!

Student Story Contest

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Student Story Contest As part of the Story in the Public Square initiative, the Pell Center and The Providence Journal challenge high school and undergraduate college students to produce a short video, film or animation that would enlighten viewers about childhood poverty - and move people to take action individually, collectively or through public policymakers. Using U.S. Census Bureau data, national advocacy group Kids Count estimates that 23 percent of American children live in poverty today. The grand prize winner will receive $1,000, and two others will be selected for honorable mention. Winning productions will be published online by the Pell Center and winners will be honored at the Story Day conference April 11, 2014. This year's theme is "Moving Images: Storytelling on Screen." The guest of honor will be Emmy award-winning screenwriter, producer and actor Danny Strong, whose screenwriting credits include "Recount," "Game Change," "

You're invited to BUILDING AS220: PAST. PRESENT. FUTURE. on Monday, March 24th, 5:30pm at Trinity Repertory Company!

"Founded in a one-room rental above the Providence Performing Arts Center in 1985 with a budget of $800, AS220 now owns three buildings in downtown Providence, representing an investment of $25 million. We now employ a staff of 60+, and are looked upon internationally as a model of sustainability in the non-profit arts sector. As impressive as all that sounds, what counts is that we've stayed true to our original mission as Rhode Island's unjuried, uncensored, and all-ages forum and home for the arts, serving thousands of artists and reaching an audience of more than 40,000 each year. It didn't just happen. We could not have done it alone. You  performed on our stage. You  volunteered to work the door. You  hauled tons of rubble out of 115 Empire Street. You  hung posters and flyers around the city. You  contributed - sweat, time, ideas, and more. You  built AS220. Now, we're asking for your participation as we continue  BUILDING AS220 . Building AS2