Join us for a Community Conversation presented by Facing History and Ourselves and The Allstate Foundation with Wes Moore, author of New York Times best seller The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates. The book shares the true story of two kids with the same name living in the same city. One grew up to be a Rhodes Scholar, decorated combat veteran, White House Fellow, and business leader. The other is serving a life sentence in prison for felony murder. Seeking to help other young people to redirect their lives. Moore is committed to being a positive influence and helping kids find the support they need to enact change. By sharing his own powerful story of resilience and participation, Moore's work demonstrates the positive impact teachers, mentors, and volunteers who work with youth can have.
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