FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 27, 2015
Contact: Ashley Simmons, Office of the Mayor
704-336-3438 or 704-614-9116
Dr. Betty Howell-Gray, NC-NABSE
The North Carolina affiliates of the National Alliance of Black School Educators (NC-NABSE) are partnering with several community agencies Aug. 1 to host a discussion on the goals of My Brother’s Keeper to improve literacy, career/college readiness and economic opportunity for youth in Charlotte, with particular focus on African-American males.
The Public Community Forum will be held 8/1/15 at Friendship Missionary Baptist Church from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm. A resource fair will be held from 12:30 to 1 pm. The event is open to the public. 8-1-15 MBK Public Community Forum Flyer.pdf
CHARLOTTE COMMUNITY INVITED TO PUBLIC FORUM ON MY BROTHER’S KEEPER
WHO: Mayor Dan Clodfelter; Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12); Dr. Ivory Toldson, Deputy Director of White House HBCU Initiative; Dr. Chance Lewis, Director of Urban Education Collaborative at UNC Charlotte; Erlene Lyde, President of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Association of Educators; Cory Carter, Director of Charlotte’s Web; Ann Clark, Superintendent of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools; students, parents and community members.
WHAT: Charlotte community invited to public forum on My Brother’s Keeper. Mayor Dan Clodfelter will join community leaders for discussion.
WHERE: Friendship Missionary Baptist Church
3400 Beatties Ford Rd.
Charlotte, NC 28216
WHEN: Saturday, August 1
8:30 am (media interview time), 9 am (program start time)