272 Bedford Street | Stamford, CT | Box Office: (203) 967-3660
Documentary

THE RIGHT TO READ / MAY 15 

2023

 Run Time: 80 | Rating: NR | Language: English

Synergy1Holdings in collaboration with the City of Stamford & Community Partners presents The Right To Read

Film & Panel Discussion 

Sponsored by First Bank of Greenwich 

When a child can’t read, their chances of incarceration, homelessness, and unemployment increase. That's why Oakland-based NAACP activist Kareem Weaver believes literacy is one of the greatest civil rights issues of our time and is fighting for better reading instruction. “What good is winning the right to vote if we can’t even read the ballot?” Fed up with the bleak reading scores in his own community, Kareem files a petition with the Oakland Unified School District demanding change.

Panelists

Dr. Tamu Lucero, Superintendent, Stamford Public Schools

Dr. Alexandra Estrella, Superintendent, Norwalk Public Schools 

Allison Gushee Molkenthin, Executive Producer, The Right to Read

Steven Hernandez, Executive Director, Connecticut Commission on Women, Children, Equity and Opportunity

Michael A. Hyman, Member, Stamford Board of Education 

Moderator

Charmaine Tourse - Davis

Showtimes:

Mon, May 15   7:00 PM


Ticket Prices:

Avon Members & General Public Free


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