Documentary exhibit about NC workers opens Jan. 28 at Duke

Trying To Get By flyer cover

Student-produced videos showcase NC workers trying to get by in our low wage economy

Join us Thursday, January 28th for the premiere of Trying to Get By: Stories from NC workers, a student-produced documentary exhibit that showcases the real-life stories of North Carolina workers confronting our low wage service economy. Their powerful testimonies shed light on the daily struggle of the people who serve us the food we eat, clean the homes we live in, and tend to the needs of our aging relatives

What: Premiere of Trying to Get By, documentary exhibit about life in our low-wage economy

When: 6:00 to 8:00 pm, Thursday, January 28, 2016

Where: The Smith Warehouse (Bay 4) of the Franklin Humanities Center, 114 South Buchanan Blvd., Durham, NC 27708

Who: NC State AFL-CIO leader MaryBe McMillan, home care workers, fast food workers, administrators, and policy experts at Duke

Sponsored by: the Center for Documentary Studies, the Samuel B. Dubois Cook Center on Social Equity, and the David L. Paletz Innovation Course Enhancement Fund

Food: FREE pizza and drinks will be served, so don’t worry about missing dinner – we’ve got it covered!

Grab the flyer, and join us for this very special event at Duke on Jan. 28th:

For a preview of the work Duke students have put into the Video for Social Change project, watch 7 our of 10: the Prevalence of low-wage workers in NC: