Save the Date: February 20 -Watch Party for “Freedom Summer” – Featuring Members of SCOPE50

What:  A screening of Freedom Summer, the fifth installment of the PBS series We’ll Meet Again,  featuring two young volunteers involved in the civil rights movement of the 1960s. One of the subjects is Sherie Labedis, a young white woman from California who answered Martin Luther King’s call in 1965 to come South and help register black people to vote. Sherie was assigned to the SCOPE project in Pineville, South Carolina. In the program, she is reunited with one of the Civil Rights activists who trained her that summer. Sherie, a member of the SCOPE50 Board of Directors, wrote about her experiences in her book, You Came Here to Die, Didn’t You?

Date:      Tuesday, February 20
Time:     Discussion and refreshments – 7 p.m.  Show – 8 p.m.
  TheLake House

About the show: The six-part series We’ll Meet Again, produced and reported by Ann Curry, explores some of history’s most dramatic events from across the globe through the personal stories of those who experienced them. Each episode brings together people whose lives intersected at pivotal moments and now have the opportunity to reunite with those who transformed their lives.

 For further information, contact John Reynolds (e-mail

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