06/03/19: Discussion Panel: Ending the Childhood Literacy Crisis

Children not reading on grade level by 3rd grade are 4 times more likely to drop out of high school. This discussion will address key topics to understand childhood literacy in Nashville. Find out what our city is doing to address this crisis and how we can be involved. Literacy is a key area that NRST Footprint Fund addresses through funding and volunteering with Book’em and Moves and Grooves.

Denine Torr, Director of Community Initiatives, Dollar General, moderator

Indira Dammu, Advisor to the Mayor, Education Policy, Metropolitan Nashville & Davidson County

Erica Mitchell, Chief Community Impact Officer, United Way of Metropolitan Nashville