AFC-TN To Hold Rally For Supreme Court Lawsuit Hearing On Education Savings Account Program

The American Federation for Children – Tennessee To Hold Rally, Watch Party For TN Supreme Court Lawsuit Hearing On Education Savings Account Program.

Tennessee Capitol Building in Nashville

Photo: Nashville Legislative Plaza, Tennessee

Photo Credit: Allen Forrest / CC & American Federation for Children (logo)

Published June 2, 2021

Nashville, TN—American Federation for Children-Tennessee (AFC-TN), coalition partners, lawmakers, and families will rally in support of the Education Savings Account program ahead of a crucial final hearing before the Tennessee Supreme Court that will determine the program’s future. The group will then attend a watch party of the arguments at a second location.

What: ESA Rally & Watch Party

Who: Speakers will include AFC-TN, the Beacon Center of Tennessee, Latinos for Tennessee, Senate Majority Leader Jack Johnson (R-Franklin), John DeBerry, Reverend Walter Womack (Southern Christian Leadership Conference – Memphis), and families seeking to use the ESA program. *

* Other speakers may be added.

When: Thursday, June 3rd, 2021 at 8 a.m. CT

Where: Legislative Plaza, 301 6th Avenue North, Nashville, TN 37243 (outdoors)

At approximately 8:40 am participants will walk to the second location to watch the court hearing via livestream, which begins at 9 a.m. If a reporter would like to interview anyone from AFC-TN or the above listed partners during or immediately following the watch party at the second location, please contact Kara Owen at 615-812-5272 or kara@owenpublicstrategies.com.

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The American Federation for Children is a non-profit organization dedicated to advocating for parent choice in education. We believe kids and communities thrive when parents can meaningfully choose the best educational environment for their children, so all children, particularly low-income children, have access to a better education—whether that’s at a traditional public school, independent school, public charter school, home school or any other learning environment parents.
 
For over 25 years, AFC has revolutionized the K-12 system in an effort to take it to a 21st century model where all children, regardless of their socio-economic status, have access to a quality education.

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