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Healthy Community Initiatives Dept. launches storytelling platform at St. Anthony’s Church Hall with film screening

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Focus on local BIPOC leaders and business owners

  The City of Revere in collaboration with RevereTV will present a series of short storytelling videos highlighting some of Revere’s proud, hardworking, multicultural business owners sharing their entrepreneurship story and additional stories from local Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC) leaders. Residents are encouraged to watch these powerful interviews with local leaders about how living in or running a business in Revere has impacted their experiences. Everyone is welcome to view these six videos for free at St. Anthony’s Church Hall (250 Revere St., rear entrance) on Friday, November 5, 2021. The doors will open at 5:30 p.m. and the stories will promptly begin screening at 6:00 p.m. Parking is available for free in the parking lot. Light refreshments and food samples from participating small businesses will be available. Please RSVP at https://reverestories.eventbrite.com to accommodate seating and food samples accordingly.

  Featured in the series are:

  • Somaya Laroussi, Community Organizer
  • Juan Pablo Jaramillo, Chief of Staff for Mayor of Lawrence, Mass.
  • Kourou Pich, Executive Director at HarborCOV
  • Maria Arango, owner of Las Delicias Colombianas
  • Nabil Ammar, owner of Casablanca Bakery
  • Felipa Celaya, owner of La Oaxaqueña

  If you are unable to make the film screening, completed films will be posted on the Facebook page of Revere on the Move (ROTM) at https://www.facebook.com/revereonthemove and on RevereTV’s YouTube channel @RevereTV.

  ROTM is a community-led collaboration between the City of Revere’s Healthy Community Initiatives Department and the MGH Revere CARES Coalition. ROTM works locally to increase opportunities for Revere residents to eat better and move more in the places they live, learn, work and play. ROTM works to support the implementation of community gardens, access to farmers’ markets, urban farming, food justice, place-making, active living and mini-grant initiatives, making the healthy choice the easy choice for Revere residents.

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