Mick screened Summoned: Frances Perkins and the General Welfare in New York City for members of Women Creating Change, formerly known as The Women's City Club of NYC, of which Frances Perkins was a member.
Mick will screen Summoned: Frances Perkins and the General Welfare on Monday, 1/27 at Waterside, NYC, a residential complex and venue on the East River, NYC. Here is a blog interview they posted in advance of his appearance:
Mick screens Summoned: Frances Perkins and the General Welfare, on a second East Coast tour:
Jan 22, Private event, New York City
January 23, Cornell University Ithaca NY
January 24, The Wharton School Philadelphia
January 27, Waterside Plaza, New York City
February 4, Metropolitan State University St Paul MN
February 9, White Bear Unitarian Universalist Church (WBUUC) Mahtomedi MN
February 12, Grand Marais MN
March 5, “Summoned”released to PBS stations nationwide
To learn more and to purchase films visit: www.southhillfilms.com
Summoned: Frances Perkins and the General Welfare will be released beginning March 5th, airing on over 250 PBS stations across all 50 states, to celebrate women’s history month and the centennial of women’s suffrage in the U.S. Broadcast schedules will vary, so check your local PBS listings for dates and times. To learn more and to purchase Mick's films visit: www.southhillfilms.com
Mick is between screening tours of Summoned: Frances Perkins and the General Welfare through the holiday season. Check out this interview with Mick posted on the National Association of Social Workers website. NASW-MN Chapter NASW-Michigan NASW-NJ NASW-Illinois Chapter NASW - MA Chapter NASW-CA Chapter NASW Kentucky NASW Ohio Chapter NASW Florida NASW NYC Chapter For more info or to purchase films visit: www.southhillfilms.com
Read this National Archives News article about Mick's screening of Summoned; the article gives context for the film and quotes Mick from his appearance there on October 26th.
Mick’s final screening on his two-week Summoned film tour Mount Holyoke College: With Mt Holyoke grads Naomi Barry-Perez, Dir, Civil Rights Center, Dept of Labor. Rep Nita Lowey, New York, Sarita Gupta, Dir, Future of Work(ers), The Ford Foundation; a post-film panel discussion; Sonya Stevens, President of Mount Holyoke speaks; m
Mick with Rep Lowey. The audience gave two standing ovations!
Mount Holyoke’s promo for Mick’s film tonight:
Tonight! The final screening of Mick's two-week East Coast tour: Frances Perkins' alma mater Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley, Massachusetts.
Mick screened Summoned in Damariscotta, ME near Newcastle, ancestral home of Frances Perkins. He received a standing ovation from the hometown crowd. Also pictured, Mick with Tomlin Coggeshall, Perkins’ grandson, Lincoln Theater, and at the Perkins homestead in Newcastle having a toast. Perkins favourite lowball was Bourbon and branch water.