The Right to Read Film Screening and Panel Conversation

Dear Councilmembers,

Please join New York City Public Schools Chancellor David C. Banks,  the NAACP and special invited guests for a film screening and panel conversation of The Right to Read. 

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

Program will begin promptly at 6:30pm with a panel conversation immediately following. (Doors open 5:45pm)

Date: Thursday, February 15, 2024

Time: 6:30pm

Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts

100 Amsterdam Ave

New York, NY 10023

RSVP at below link:

RSVP to Right to Read Screening

Please note: The screening of this film will be in English with Spanish subtitles. In-person interpretation services will be available for the film and panel discussion in Spanish, Russian and Mandarin. If you require support in one of these languages, you will be required to fill out the below form by February 09, 2024:

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