The Right To Read Film Screening & Discussion

Join the Syracuse Onondaga County NAACP and Community Folk Art Center for a special screening and panel discussion of The Right To Read. This event is free and open to the public.

Thursday, February 22nd, 5:30 PM 
Community Folk Art Center, Black Box Theater & Gallery

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Guest panelists for the evening include, Dr. Katrina Allen-White, Principal, Syracuse City School District; Courtney Mauldin, Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership in the Teaching and Leadership Department at the Syracuse University School of Education; Carin Reeve, Director of Literacy for the Oswego City School District; and Mary Curcio, New York State Representative for “Read to Them,” Vice President of the Literacy Coalition of Oswego County, member of the advisory board for Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library for Oswego County, Executive Director of Victory Transformation, a men’s homeless shelter and former Superintendent, McGraw Central School District, The panel discussion and Q & A session will be moderated by Tanisha M. Jackson, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of African American Studies and Executive Director of the Community Folk Art Center.

About The Film: The Right To Read,  shares the stories of an NAACP activist, a teacher, and two American families who fight to provide our youngest generation with the most powerful foundational indicator of life-long success: the ability to read.