Literacy Justice Conversation
July 21, 2021
Poor reading proficiencies have huge societal impacts on school dropout rates, anxiety, depression, unemployment, and incarceration rates, among other issues. With two-thirds of America's students struggling with reading, literacy proficiency is a serious social justice matter that deserves our attention.
Join us for a conversation with educators Dr. Mechele Newell and Dr. Jamal Cooks on July 21st, 2021 at 3pm PT/6pm ET. These leaders in education are coming together, with LearnUp Centers' Executive Director Steve Hagler, to discuss gaps in reading proficiencies and the staggering effects they have on lower-income communities and communities of color.