Documentary ‘Hopeville: How to Win the Reading Wars’ shows Jan. 31 in Berkeley

Learn more about how illiteracy is the biggest solvable problem currently facing the United States, and what we can do to change the root problem. 

More than half of students in California do not read on grade level. We must change reading instruction for the generations to come. Join us for a special sneak peek of the documentary “Hopeville: How to win the reading wars,” followed by an expert Q&A panel.  Watch the trailer HERE.

  • DATE: Wednesday, January 31, 2024
  • TIME:  Doors open at 5:30 p.m., film starts at 6 p.m., with Q&A panel to follow
  • LOCATION: West Campus Theatre at Oxford Elementary School, 2000 Bonar Street, Berkeley, CA
  • REGISTER online: | Space is limited! You must be registered to attend.

Interpretation available: Email as soon as possible. Due by January 23.

This free event is made possible by the North Region Special Education Local Plan Area (SELPA) Community Advisory Committee (CAC), with help from the Sacramento Literacy Foundation, Reading for Berkeley, and the California PTA 3rd District. Thanks also to those who donated the theatre space.

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