Raising Dollars for Teachers’ Grants

Jan 14, 2014

Go Public Project 300x207 Raising Dollars for Teachers Grants tugg screenings tugg teacher grants teacher grant program PUSD pef Pasadena Educational Foundation Go Public project go public documentary go public a day in the life of an american school district  photoPasadena Educational Foundation (PEF) is hosting a TUGG benefit screening of GO PUBLIC on Wednesday, January 22nd. This screening is raising funds for PEF’s signature Teacher Grants program. Funding for the program was previously underwritten by banking institutions that no longer exist. All donations will be used to fund individual teacher grants for classroom projects and supplies.

Click here to purchase your ticket and make a donation to the PEF Teacher Grants Program. The deadline to reserve tickets is January 15.

GO PUBLIC: A Day in the Life of an American School District is a 90-minute documentary of one entire day in the Pasadena Unified School District. Pasadena is a racially and economically diverse community in Southern California with 28 public school campuses. GO PUBLIC tells the story of one full day from sun up to long after sundown.

Most people have opinions about public education. Some are based on fact. Some are based on fear. Some are based on perception. But how often do we see and hear the people actually living the public school experience? “GO PUBLIC is the antidote to films like Waiting for Superman and Won’t Back Down” (Washington Post).

GO PUBLIC Benefit Screening
Wednesday, January 22, 7:30-9:25 PM
Laemmle Playhouse 7, 673 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, CA
Cost:  $12
Resources:,, & Teacher Grant Program

(Text from PUSD press release.)

Editor’s Note: As of this writing, 54 more tickets need to be bought for this event to happen and for the Teacher Grants program to benefit. Buy your tickets here.



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