Kickoff Event for Moonshot Campaign

Kickoff Event for 2022 Moonshot Campaign to be Held Wednesday, February 23rd
Posted on 02/22/2022
Moonshot invite

Vero Beach, FL, February 22, 2022– Our school district, in partnership with The Learning Alliance, invites you to a kickoff event on February 23, 2022, from 8am - 9 am, followed by a Moonshot Community Action Network (MCAN) meeting, to launch our 2022 Moonshot Campaign: “Faces of Early Literacy - Today’s Readers are Tomorrow’s Leaders.”  This is an outdoor event, and the first of many events to be held throughout the county, in conjunction with the

 The media is welcome to attend to cover this event.  We expect to have dozens of community leaders and elected officials who are supporting the literacy movement and the Moonshot Moment in attendance.  At this event, we will show the “Faces of Early Literacy” in our community, and we will be pasting up giant “face posters" as a temporary art exhibit tied to the international  We will provide an update on the topic:  "Building a World-Class Education System - Schools Can’t Do It Alone."  Each of our community leaders and elected officials will share how they will support this literacy movement.

About the Moonshot Moment:

The Moonshot Moment Campaign is managed by The Learning Alliance, a nonprofit organization based in Vero Beach, Florida, with the vision to “Create literate, creative, compassionate, lifelong learners who will improve our world.”  For the past ten years, Indian River County’s Moonshot Community Action Network (MCAN), has grown to over 125 community leaders working together to reach a goal of 90% literacy by the end of third grade, to ensure Indian River County is a leading literacy capital of the nation.  The Moonshot Moment has received annual recognition as a Pacesetter from the National Campaign for Grade-Level Reading.  For more information, contact Marie O’Brien, The Learning Alliance’s coordinator of MCAN, at 877-548-READ (7323) or via email to [email protected].