Q & A with the real Miss Virginia, Miss Virginia Walden Ford

FREE movie screen and discussion with education experts.

About this Event

Event Details

Movie: Miss Virginia

Brought to you by: Tennessee Federation for Children, Powered by Education, and Beacon Center for Tennessee

Date: Tuesday, July 28, 2020

Time: 5:00 – 7:30 p.m.

Venue: Zoom

RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/q-a-with-the-real-miss-virginia-tickets-112839046626

Special Prizes: 2 Chances to Win $100 Amazon Gift Cards

Panel Discussion: Before the movie, join Miss Virginia and a team of school choice experts.

School Choice Experts Participating:

Virginia Walden Ford, Founding member of The Black Alliance for Educational Options, Inc.

Shaka Mitchell, State Director of the Tennesee Federation for Children

Denisha Merriweather, Director of Family Engagement, American Federation for Children

Sonya Thomas, Nashville PROPEL

*The movie Miss Virginia is based on the unlikely story of Virginia Walden Ford, who, as a single mother in Washington, D.C., in the early 2000s, fought to create a federally-funded private school voucher program that would allow poor kids—including her son—to escape failing public schools.

Thank you for choosing to be a part of this exciting event. We look forward to seeing you there!

If you have any questions or you wish to change your reservation, please contact me at jdower@federationforchildren.org.