Second Chances are for Everyone is hosting its first-ever public benefit. The nonprofit helps men with corrections records get back on their feet and into work. Check out our story about SCAFE and its founder Emanuel Price, who has just been appointed to Portland's Human Rights Commission.
Come help them out and enjoy a screening of Homebound, an independent Latino film that tells the story of Richard Lynn, a successful young Latino business professional who returns to his small hometown in Texas to help his dying father. The movie will show at 7:30 p.m., Friday, Oct. 4 at the Hollywood Theater, 4122 NE Sandy Blvd
Unexpectedly his father insists he take over the family business, a beloved local bar. Haunted by the death of his mother and confronted by his father's illness, Richard blames the bar for his grief and secretly wants to burn it down. In the process of letting go, he falls in love for the first time with his childhood's small town and an unlikely woman.
Scafe needs sponsors and raffle gifts to help make this event a success. Volunteer mentors and employers alsoneeded.
Other Events at SCAFE include:
Aug. 16: Potluck and movie, "The House I live in" which deals with the War on Drugs and the prison industrial complex, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. at 4430 N.E. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.
Find networking and discussion of hot topics at Coffee and Conversation from 10 a.m. to noon on the third Saturday of every month at SCAFE, 4430 N.E. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.