SATURDAY, APR 21, 2018
Education advocacy group Campaign for School Equity (CSE) will host a candidate forum on education for high school students across Memphis. The forum is free and open to the public. (As a nonpartisan organization, Campaign for School Equity will not be endorsing any candidates in connection with this forum.) The candidates will engage in a debate style Q&A moderated by students while also asking questions from the audience. Candidates currently confirmed to attend: Shelby County School Board: Chris Caldwell, District 1; Michael Scruggs, District 1; Shante Avant, District 6; Percy Hunter, District 6; Kori Hamner, District 9 Shelby County Commission: Mark Billingsley, District 4; Michael Whaley, District 5; Sam Goff, District 7; Tami Sawyer, District 7; Daryl Lewis, District 8; Pamela Kelly, District 9; Rosalyn Nichols, District 9; Charles Belenky, District 13
Apr. 21, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
University of Memphis UC Theater, 499 University St, Memphis, TN 38152
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SATURDAY, FEB 2, 2019
Join us for an evening of true stories from Memphis educators and students. Chalkbeat Tennessee is hosting a storytelling event under the theme "Natural Consequences" alongside Spillit.
We'll explore how natural and unnatural, just and unjust consequences to actions impact our lives and experiences. Storytellers will deliver personal stories, and many of them will touch on how, in diverse ways, school discipline has impacted their lives. Don't miss our latest investigation into school discipline practices here.Tickets are 10 dollars and available at the door the evening of the show. The event will be held Feb. 2 at Epicenter, 902 Cooper Street, Memphis, TN. A special thanks to Knowledge Tree for its sponsorship of this event. Chalkbeat Tennessee is a nonprofit news organization committed to covering Tennessee schools.
Feb. 2, 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Epicenter, 902 Cooper St, Memphis, TN 38104