Focus on City Schools: Older Youth Literacy

Focus on City Schools: Older Youth Literacy

Tuesday, July 26, 2022, 1:30 - 2:30 PM

Join Maryland Philanthropy Network's Education Funders Affinity Group to hear from leaders of Baltimore City Public Schools about strategies and emerging models they are engaging to improve older youth literacy. They will be joined by Theme Reads, a program at the Success for All Foundation in partnership with Johns Hopkins University, who will share information about their model for working with older students, what’s unique about working with high school students, how their work differs from traditional models, their work with Baltimore City Schools, and program outcomes. This session begins a series of upcoming conversations for the fall focusing on high school age youth.


  • Dr. Joan Dabrowski, Chief Academic Officer, Baltimore City Public Schools
  • Dr. Nancy Madden, Co-Founder and CEO, Success for All Foundation (Theme Reads Program)


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