DAVENPORT, IOWA (October 12, 2023) — The Progressive Action for the Common Good (PACG) video, I Am the Future: Standing on the Shoulders of the Past, will be shown at the Putnam Museum and Science Center in Davenport on Sunday, October 22, 2PM. The personal stories of local Quad City residents who fought for civil rights in the early 1960s were recorded and woven together into a powerful portrayal of their struggles and triumphs. The film serves as an inspiring call to action for all those who believe in equality and justice. The video was graciously updated this year by WQPT PBS, who will join PACG and the Putnam in sponsoring this family-friendly, free event.

Progressive Action for the Common Good, WQPT, and the Putnam are hosting this event to not only showcase this incredible film, but also to provide an opportunity for our community to engage in conversations about how we can all be activists for civil rights. Local civil-rights organizations will be on hand along with the film’s stars to answer questions about what it means to be an activist. Children and families can participate in organized activities in addition to enjoying the museum.

As progressives, PACG empowers people to take action for positive change and social justice by coordinating a network of community forums and events aimed at educating and engaging citizens to work for the common good of all.  Our core values are Social Justice, Empowerment, Diversity, Sustainability, and Community.

For more information about this event, please visit the Progressive Action for the Common Good website at pacgqc.org or contact our Office Manager at 563-676-7580 or qcprogressiveaction@gmail.com.

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