Public Education Advocacy and Faith: Why The Church Should Care

September 16, 2020

Public Education Advocacy and Faith: Why The Church Should Care
DETAILS:
Wednesday, September 16, 2020 7-8:30pm
Format: Zoom (link sent when you register on Eventbrite)
Registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/public-education-advocacy-and-faith-why-the-church-should-care-tickets-113629139816
Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/310285970319392/
Website Event Page: https://pastorsforncchildren.org/home/events/forum916/
 
Moderators: Tom and Rev. Lib Campbell (Tom is host of NC Spin on WUNC and Rev. Lib is a retired UMC Pastor)
 
Speakers: 
·  The Rev. Paul Robeson Ford, Senior Pastor at First Baptist Church Highland Ave, Winston-Salem
·  Lynn Edmonds, Outreach Director at Public Schools First NC 
·  Kris Nordstrom, Senior Analyst, Education and Law Project at NC Justice Center
 
EVENT GOALS:
·  Explain why the church should care about equity in public schools
·  Learn about the Leandro Case and public school critical issues through a historical overview
·  Discuss steps being taken to fulfill the Leandro Case
·  Consider actions to accomplish the vision of every child in North Carolina having a sound basic education through public education
·  Pray for each of us as we make decisions for the future of public education in North Carolina
·  Close with a blessing for public schools, teachers and students in the midst of our current health crisis
 

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