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ADVISORY: HBO, The Shriver Report, and CAP to Host Exclusive Premiere Screening of ‘Paycheck to Paycheck’

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Contact: Anne Shoup
Phone: 202.481.7146
Email: ashoup@americanprogress.org

Washington, D.C. — On Tuesday, March 11, HBO, The Shriver Report, and the Center for American Progress will host an exclusive premiere screening of the HBO documentary film, “Paycheck to Paycheck.” Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) will give opening remarks, and a panel discussion with the filmmakers and subject of the film, Katrina Gilbert, will follow the screening.

This is the story of our time: how 42 million American women and the 28 million children who depend on them are living in poverty or on the brink of it. From Maria Shriver’s multi-platform The Shriver Report: A Woman’s Nation Pushes Back From The Brink comes a film that offers a deeply personal, unvarnished, and moving story of the life of Katrina Gilbert, a single mom, struggling to get ahead but constantly getting knocked back by a system that almost seems designed to see her fail.

WHO:

Featured speaker:
Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-CT)

Opening remarks:
Karen Skelton, CEO and editor-in-chief, The Shriver Report
Nancy Abraham, senior vice president of documentary programming, HBO

Panelists:
Katrina Gilbert, subject of the film
Phil Acord, executive director, Children’s Home/Chambliss Shelter
Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner, executive director, Moms Rising

Moderator:
Neera Tanden
, president, Center for American Progress

WHERE:

Landmark’s E Street Cinema
E Street between 10th and 11th Streets, NW
Washington, D.C., 20004

WHEN:

Tuesday, March 11, 2014
7:00 p.m. ET – 9:00 p.m. ET
Doors open at 6:15 p.m. ET

RSVP:

RSVP for this event

For more information, please contact Anne Shoup at ashoup@americanprogress.org or 202.481.7146.

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