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The Right to Read: Film and Conversation

February 08 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Billie Holiday Theatre - 1368 Fulton St
Brooklyn, NY 11216 United States

Film And Conversation: The Right to Read

Thursday, February 8th | Reception: 7:00PM | Film and Conversation: 7:30PM

Brooklyn Org invites you to a screening of The Right to Read at Bedford Stuyvesant’s iconic Billie Holiday Theatre, in partnership with Bed Stuy Early Childhood Development Center, READ 718, and Brooklyn Book Bodega.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 foundational indicator of life-long success: the ability to read. NYC’s Deputy Chancellor of Early Childhood Education Dr. Kara Ahmed, Ed.D. will provide welcoming remarks before the screening, and the event will conclude with a conversation between Brooklyn Org’s President & CEO Dr. Jocelynne Rainey, educators, and local parents. A reception will be held in the theater lobby from 7:00-7:30PM.


For general questions, please contact us at press@brooklyn.org or call (718) 480-7500.

RSVP: https://give.brooklyn.org/RightToRead