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Media Alert - Don’t Believe the Bad Rap on Squeegee Youth. MPT to Air BNHA Film that Tells the Squeegee Side of the Debate.
September 16, 2020
September 16, 2020
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
**** MEDIA ALERT ****
Don’t Believe the Bad Rap on Squeegee Youth
Squeegees Represent the Baltimore Tradition of Entrepreneurship
in Turbulent Times
WHAT: Airing of the short film - BY ANY MEANS NECESSARY: Stories of Survival (25 min.) on MPT on 9/21/20. Baltimore's entrepreneurial tradition reflected in the real stories of those that squeegee in the streets of Baltimore every day.
WHO: The Baltimore National Heritage Area in partnership with Maryland Public Television (MPT) presents a screening of - BY ANY MEANS NECESSARY: Stories of Survival (25 min.) Directed by Tony Mendez
WHY: The concept of "making a way out of no way" is nothing new to the citizens of Baltimore. There is a long history of residents activating their entrepreneurial talents in an effort to survive, provide and thrive. Squeegeeing is just the next chapter in this very Baltimore story. BY ANY MEANS NECESSARY: Stories of Survival (25 min.) takes a closer look at the young entrepreneurs that have grabbed both headlines and everyone's attention. Hear directly from them about the impact of squeegeeing on their lives and what they need the public to understand about this unique approach to self-sufficiency.
WHEN: Monday, September 21st at 9pm / Replays - Tuesday, September 22nd at 1a & 4a
WHERE: Maryland Public Television (MPT) - Search your local listings for channel details.
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