Bridgeport charter school shows film, hosts discussion on stress in children

February 1, 2019 GMT

BRIDGEPORT — A city charter school will host a screening of a documentary that addresses how toxic stress can affect a child.

Viewing of the film, “Resilience: The Biology of Street & the Science of Hope,” will be followed by a panel discussion at New Beginnings Family Academy, 184 Garden St., on Friday, Feb. 8. The film starts at 5:30 p.m. The event is scheduled to wrap up around 7:30 p.m.

The film and discussion will address toxic stress children can experience and how a progressive education model can get students and families the resources to overcome these stresses.


Child care will be provided; children will watch the Black Panther and pizza and popcorn will be available. Another movie will be available for younger children to watch.

Food and drinks will be served. Space is limited. Reserve seating at facebook.com/events/230031514582943.