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If You Build It

“Follow designer-activists Emily Pilloton and Matthew Miller to rural Bertie County, the poorest in North Carolina, where they work with local high school students to help transform both their community and their lives. Living on credit and grant money and fighting a change-resistant school board, Pilloton and Miller lead their students through a year-long, full-scale design and build project that does much more than just teach basic construction skills: it shows ten teenagers the power of design-thinking to re-invent not just their town but their own sense of what’s possible.”

The Tehama County Arts Council presents the acclaimed movie “If You Build It” at the State Theater in Red Bluff on Wednesday, May 20th, 2015. Doors open at 5:30pm and the movie starts at 6:00pm. The movie is free.
The event kicks off the Makers Summer, a program designed to keep kids engaged over the Summer. After the movie, stop by the various booths set up to show kids what they can do over the Summer. The Tehama County Summer Activities Guide will be handed out and the Maker Space will showcase some of the fun things kids can create. The Tehama Wilderness Team offers free backpacking trips to Lassen Volcanic National Park and they accepting applications.

The Tehama County Fairgrounds has provided the Maker Summer with an entire building at the County Fair in September to showcase all the projects students create over the Summer.

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