Reception and Film Screening of “Dance Up From the Street”

Rebecca Davis (far right) teaches in Kigali, Rwanda, as part of a dance program

Rebecca Davis (far right) teaches in Kigali, Rwanda, as part of a dance program

REBECCA DAVIS, a two-time Fulbright recipient (Russia 2004 and Ukraine/Crimea 2012) and founder of MindLeaps (formerly Rebecca Davis Dance Company), a non-profit organization, and Sucheta Misra, a Chicago Chapter member (Singapore 2002) and MindLeaps Board member, invite you to a reception and film screening of Dance Up From The Street.

WHEN September 28, 2014
RECEPTION 3:30 – 5:30 pm
SCREENING 6:00- 8:00 pm
WHERE Reception location in the South Loop. It will be revealed following purchase of ticket
WHERE Screening. Showplace ICON Theater, 1011 South Delano Court East, Chicago
COST $30 (covers reception and film screening)
TICKETS Contact Sucheta Misra at

Dance Up From The Street is a documentary showing MindLeaps’ inspiring work to obtain access to education for some of Africa’s poorest children – those living on the streets in Rwanda without any food, clothing, medical care or schooling – through dance, IT training, and school sponsorship to help them transition and integrate into local communities. The documentary is directed by an award winning director from South Africa, Peter Goldsmid. For additional information on the organization, please see

At the reception, Rebecca will speak about helping street youth transition to academic classrooms in post-war and developing countries. In addition, she is excited to discuss how her Fulbright experiences played a key role in her social entrepreneurship path around the world, and how to take the leap from passion to action.

We will also have wine and hors d’oeuvres at the reception. Space is limited so please purchase your tickets soon if interested.

This event is sponsored by the Chicago Chapter of the Fulbright Association.

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