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Getting Out: An Author Event with Keith Morton

November 15, 2019 - 3:49pm -- publicity

Getting Out: A Reading & Discussion with Prof. Keith Morton
Wednesday, December 11 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Smith Hill Library

Professor Keith Morton of Providence College spent eight years codirecting a safe-space program for youth involved in gang or street violence in Providence. His book, Getting Out: Youth Gangs, Violence, and Positive Change is a result of the innovative perspectives he developed as he worked alongside staff from the Nonviolence Institute to help young people make positive, life-affirming choices. Morton contends that to help these young people, we need to change our question from “What is wrong with you?” to “Are you okay?”

Join us at Smith Hill for readings from the book and thoughtful discussion. Contact Alan Gunther for more.