Memphis - Multilingual Poll Release/Roundtable discussion on Education Reform - March 13th

Memphis - Multilingual Poll Release/Roundtable discussion on Education Reform - March 13th

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Parental Aspirations Defy the Odds:

Release of New Multilingual Poll on School Quality Leads Off Ethnic Media Round Table wih Experts.

What: Communities of color are largely missing from public debates over education reform issues, A new poll commissioned by New America Media, with support from the Gates Foundation, will highlight parental perspectives and lead off a discussion with experts on what's working in school reform, what worries people most, and what news media, specially ethnic media, can do through more and better coverage.

Who: Sergio Bendixen, pollster, Bendixen & Amandi International
Mark Sturgis, Memphis Director, Stand for Children
Rev. Brandon Walker, Director, Clergy United for the Memphis Schools
Gwen Harmon, Director of Community Relations, National Civil Rights Museum
Mauricio Calvo, Director, Latino Memphis
Local Experts on school reform, teacher, parents, advocates

When: March 13, 2012, from 10:45 a.m. to 1p.m. (Lunch Will be Provided)

Where: National Civil Rights Museum
Rose Room,
450 Mulberry Street,
Memphis, TN 38103

RSVP: Anthony Advincula
aadvincula@newamericamedia.org
212-929-2773