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The Right to Read: Juneteenth special

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Date:
June 19
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Cost:
$7
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Phone:
707 525-4840
Email:
sebastopol@rialtocinemas.com

Venue

Rialto Cinemas
6868 McKinley St
Sebastopol, CA 95472 United States
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right to read

This film profiles Oakland-based NAACP activist Kareem Weaver, who 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. Q&A following 7 pm show with Petaluma City Schools Trustee Joanna Paun, Sonoma Valley Unified School District Trustee Celeste Winders, and Language and Literacy Coordinator at the Sonoma County Office of Education Lauren Ridgway. Get tickets.

Sunday, June 19, 1 pm and 7 pm, at Rialto Cinemas, 6868 McKinley St., Sebastopol. $7.