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Film: Served Like a Girl
May 13, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Join us for an Institute for Policy Studies and Indie Lens Pop-Up DC film and community discussion – a candid look at a shared sisterhood to help the rising number of homeless women veterans who served in Iraq and Afghanistan, and suffer from PTSD, sexual abuse, and other traumas. Served Like a Girl, a film by Lysa Heslov enters into the “Ms. Veteran America” competition, these amazing ladies unexpectedly come full circle in a quest for healing and hope. For this “Mother’s Day” event, we’ll honor our mothers who serve our family, country, and community in so many ways. And learn more information about support for women veterans.
Meet women featured in the film:
- Maj. JASPEN “JAS” BOOTHE (Army), founder of Final Salute and Ms Veteran America Competition
- MSgt DENYSE GORDON (Air Force), 2012 Ms Veteran America and the competition’s director
View a trailer on YouTube.
Event is Free, but RSVP Requested.
DC Community Partners: Institute for Policy Studies, WHUT, Women in Film & Video of Washington, DC (WIFV), VotoLatino, and Busboys and Poets.