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02/20/2020 11:43:39 AM


Warriors Don't Cry

The Bushnell & NCCJ present:
Warriors Don't Cry

A one-woman play about fighting bias and discrimination and working for social change.

February 21st at 6:30 PM
The Bushell, Maxwell M. & Ruth R. Belding Theater


NCCJ ANYTOWN alumni are invited to attend for FREE -- and you can bring up to four friends and/or family members, too! RSVP required - please call 860-683-1039 & reserve your tickets today! Not a NCCJ ANYTOWN-er alumni? Please join us, too! The cost to reserve a ticket is $5. After the show, The Bushnell will e-mail you & invite you to pay what you think the show was worth.

Visit to reserve your tickets now.


And don't forget - NCCJ will be hosting a talk back panel after the show featuring NCCJ's Cynthia Martin and Nyaunu Stevens, Ashley Coleman & Castella Copland & Metropolitan High School senior, Jaden Jennings.

About the panelists:

Cynthia Martin has been a Social Justice educator and advocate for nearly 30 years, it is her work and her passion. Cynthia became the President and CEO of NCCJ in 2017 following her 5 years of service as NCCJ Director of Programs and 13 years of experience running her own consulting business in NYC specializing in diversity and inclusion.

Nyaunu Stevens is the Director of Programs for NCCJ and a former theater educator who brought theater education to disadvantaged youth. Nyaunu is a passionate advocate for social justice and education and brings with her 21 years of experience as an educator and 15 years of experience in the world of social justice advocacy.  

Ashley Coleman is an NCCJ Programs Manager, working to implement and co-facilitate youth programming around self-awareness, community involvement, leadership development, and anti-bias and anti-discriminatory practices. Ashley leads NCCJ’s Bridges programs in middle and high schools across CT and MA as well as co-directs Camp ANYTOWN.

Castella Copeland is the newest Programs Manager for NCCJ and a Windsor High School Class of 2013 Alumni. Castella has earned three Bachelor of Arts degrees in political science, human rights, and women's gender and sexuality with a minor in urban and community studies from the University of Connecticut Class of 2017.

Jaden Jennings is a senior at the Metropolitan Learning Center and a Programs Assistant at NCCJ. Introduced to activism by NCCJ ANYTOWN during his junior year, Jaden has become active in the social justice community developing activism programs at school and speaking on LGBT youth panels. 

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