City of Trees

Director: Brandon Kramer
Synopsis: A deeply personal story about the struggle for good jobs and environmental justice in our cities. Since 1990, nonprofit Washington Parks & People has tried to reduce poverty and violence in Washington, D.C. neighborhoods by improving parks. At the height of the recession, the organization received a stimulus grant to create a "green" job training program in communities hardest hit. They had two years to help unemployed people find jobs and improve parks in their neighborhoods.
Running Time: 1:16:21

Event Hours(1)

  • Avalon Theatre

    11:45 am - 01:00 pm

    A story about one solution to urban poverty.
    A deeply personal story about the struggle for good jobs and environmental justice in one American city.

    $10

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