Inspiring Film on Neighborhood Revitalization in Evansville, IN

Read Time: 2 minutes
By: Jonathan Boettcher, Edited by the Luis Palau Association

Left Turn from Chris Weatherly on Vimeo.

Left Turn is a film produced to help viewers develop a better understanding of under-resourced neighborhoods and highlight holistic neighborhood revitalization efforts happening in and around Evansville, IN. Many components of the story are based off of real events and facts about Evansville collected through interviews and other research.

The goal of the film is to inspire viewers to embrace the neighbors near them and every neighbor living in Evansville, especially those in under-resourced areas.

Gather some friends together and watch the short film. Then, walk through this discussion guide to come up with practical next steps that you can apply in your own community.

For further reading, our friends in Evansville suggest: Charity Detox (Robert Lupton), Toxic Charity (Robert Lupton), The Art of Neighboring (Dave Runyon and Jay Pathak), and When Helping Hurts (Steve Corbett and Brian Fikkert).

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