The Raising Of America

Aired on WNIT in January 2016

The Raising of America is the first national, fully integrated media/public engagement project that aims to reframe the way Americans look at early child health and development. WNIT aired this program in Early 2016 to promote discussion in our area.


WNIT Local Persepctive

Airdate: May 8th, 2016

What can we do about this issue in our own area?

Presented By

  • Beacon Health Systems Logo
  • WNIT Logo

Additional Support Provided By

  • United Way Of Elkhart County Logo
  • PNC Logo
  • United Way of St. Joseph County Logo
  • Elkhart Truth Logo
  • Early Childhood Development Center Logo
  • Oaklawn Logo
  • St Joe Chamber of Commerce Logo
  • Teacher's Credit Union Logo

Viewing Parties

We invite you to watch this very special community event at home or at one of the following viewing party locations

  • WNIT Studio (as part of the studio audience)
  • El Campito hosting at Holy Family Church (56405 Mayflower Rd., South Bend, - DVD)
  • University of Notre Dame
  • Ivy Tech - South Bend Cyber Café
  • Granger Community Church
  • Elkhart Career Center Auditorium
  • Goshen College

To join a watch party or be in the WNIT studio audience click here to find out how

A beautiful mind is a terrible thing to waste, but by neglecting the basic needs of our smallest and most vulnerable citizens, America does it every day. This powerful documentary should focus our energies on building the vital resources needed for early childhood health and development.

- Barbara Ehrenreich | Author, Nickel and Dimed

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