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Upcoming Comic Book/Human Rights Workshop

Official Press Release

A Creative Approach bringing Sports and the Arts together in an Interactive Cartoon Format

A Cartoon/Human Rights Workshop geared toward inner city kids

The Dallas Tennis Association’s National Junior Tennis & Learning Program, Needed Influence of the Arts & City Square is proud to present this workshop lead by the “Professor of Cartoon Art”, Keith Douglas. In addition, local Dallas Historian Jesse Arnold will be a guest speaker. Mr. Douglas will give his insight into an upcoming Modern Day Slavery Graphic Novel. Mr. Arnold a character in the above graphic novel will enlighten the audience as he tells his personal story. Furthermore, North Texas Filmmaker Todd Kent will be in the audience as we show a Trailer of his Award winning Documentary: Comic Book Literacy. The goal of the Dallas Tennis Association’s NJTL, Needed Influence of the Arts and City Square is to help teach children about important social issues through art.

The children’s art drawn at the Catalyst for Positive Change Workshop will kick off our Dallas Premier of the Comic Book Literacy Documentary Film. This event on February 26, 2011 will be held at the Dallas Museum of Art’s Horchow Auditorium. The children who participate in the December 4, 2010 workshop will have their work shown as part of a Power Point Presentation at the Museum during the February Premier. Please join us for this innovative workshop as we inspire the next generation of comic Book Creators & Human Rights Activists.
Time: 10:00 am – 12:30 pm

Date: December 4th, 2010

Location: Roseland Homes Community Center, 3535 Munger, Dallas, TX 75204