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Race to Nowhere: Keeping Our Children Healthy During the School Year!


Coming to a school near you this Fall....."Race to Nowhere." Through the screening of "Race to Nowhere" and a panel discussion, you will be challenged to think about how we will keep our children academically, socially, and emotionally healthy for the 2016-2017 school year.

"Race to Nowhere", an award winning film by Vicki Abeles that has been screened all over the country, points to the silent epidemic in our schools in which students are pushed to the brink by over-scheduling, over-testing and the relentless pressure to achieve. Through heartbreaking stories of students, the testimony of educators, parents and education experts, "Race to Nowhere" reveals an education system in which cheating has become commonplace; students have become disengaged; stress-related illness, depression and burnout are rampant; and young people arrive at college and the workplace unprepared and uninspired.

We hope you will join us and other parents, educators, and experts for this very special evening of discussion and partnership on how our communities can best keep our youth healthy for this upcoming school year.

The location for this event is To Be Determined. We are open to screening "Race to Nowhere" in multiple Kansas locations. We will announce the event locations once we determine Registration numbers and Registrant locations.

7:00pm - 8:30pm: Screening of "Race to Nowhere"
8:30pm - 9:00pm: Panel discussion with parents, educators, and experts
9:30pm: Post Event Reception (Location(s) TBD)

Trailer- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uem73imvn9Y
Website- http://www.racetonowhere.com
Facebook Page- https://www.facebook.com/RaceToNowhere
YouTube channel- https://www.youtube.com/user/ReelLinkFilms

Make sure you stay up to date on the details and discussion of the event by checking out:
Event Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/247841732236186/
Midwest Anxiety Website- http://www.midwestanxiety.com/racetonowhere
Midwest Anxiety Facebook Page- https://www.facebook.com/midwestanxiety

We encourage you to Spread the word about Race to Nowhere: Keeping Our Children Healthy for the 2016-2017 School Year. Tell your friends, family, coworkers, and anyone else who cares about children to join us for this very special evening! Please use #RaceToNowhereInKansas

Midwest Anxiety is looking for community partners who are interested in becoming a sponsor for this Event. If you are interested, please contact Randy Floyd at randyfloyd@midwestanxiety.com Thank You!

We are currently taking pre-registrations. Seating will be limited, so please pre-register early! Once we determine our Location(s) seating capacity, we will notify those who have been selected to Register. Selection for Registration will be determined by pre-registeration order. Please pre-register today at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/race-to-nowhere-keeping-our-children-healthy-during-the-school-year-registration-24777496158