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Read Across America Day in Montgomery County
Join the Children’s Opportunity Fund in celebrating the role that schools, the community and homes play in supporting lifelong readers on Tuesday, March 2, 2021, at 11:30 a.m. ET for Read Across America Day in Montgomery County.

To celebrate, we are asking you to join us to highlight the role we all play in building a village that promotes the joy of reading!

As part of the celebration, the Children’s Opportunity Fund will host a virtual panel to discuss system, local and individual approaches to reading that will support our youngest learners.

Speakers include:
Kareem Bernard: author of the children's book series Billy's Adventures

Jeanette Dixon: former member of the Montgomery County Board of Education

Tanushree Dutta Isaacman: associate organizer, Action in Montgomery

Craig Rice: councilmember and chair of education & culture committee at Montgomery County Council

Jennifer Sloan McCombs: director of the Behavioral and Policy Sciences Department; senior policy researcher, RAND Corporation

Tonia Wellons: president and CEO, the Greater Washington Community Foundation

Kimberly Rusnak (moderator): project director of the Children’s Opportunity Fund, the Greater Washington Community Foundation


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