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Literacy in Alamance County, A Virtual Panel

Haelee and I attended and thoroughly enjoyed this virtual panel yesterday evening. It was facilitated by Shereá D Burnett and included thought leaders from Alamance County, NC. A few things that hit home for me were that NC ranks 35th out of 50 states in literacy, that the school to prison pipeline starts in the third grade, and that approximately 70% of incarcerated individuals struggle with literacy.

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Panelists included:


1. Lexy Roberts, Alamance Achieves

2. Lucia Lozano, Alamance Achieves

3. Erica Johnson, Alamance-Burlington School System

4. Jennifer Mock, Alamance Community College

5. Sabrina Otero, Alamance Community College

6. Adrienne Barr, Ellena N. Gean Books

7. Ericka Hill, Alamance County Public Libraries

9. Davina Boldin-Woods, Genesis Child Development Center

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I highly encourage you to catch the replay. You can do so by clicking here. A PowerPoint with literacy for adult and children is also provided here. And finally please give these ladies their flowers for a job well done.


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