2nd Annual LaundryCares Literacy Summit Agenda

2nd Annual LaundryCares Literacy Summit

DAY 1: Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Crystal Room

12:00 pm

12:15 pm
Opening Remarks

12:20 pm
Lunch Speaker: Dr. Dana Suskind, University of Chicago

12:45 pm
Research Presentation: Dr. Susan Neuman, NYU 

1:10 pm
Panel Conversation
Let’s Talk About Laundromats

2:10 pm
Afternoon Break

2:25 pm
Panel Conversation
Leveraging Informal Spaces to Promote Early Learning 

3:25 pm
Panel Conversation
Let’s Talk About Librarians

4:20 pm
Table Conversation

5:00 pm
Laundromat Jeopardy

5:15 pm
Recap of Day and Wrap-up

5:30 pm
Break for Dinner

Presidents Hall

6:30 pm
Dinner Reception

6:40 pm
Dinner Speaker: Ralph Smith, Campaign for Grade Level Reading

7:00 pm
Panel Conversation
Innovations in Parent & Family Engagement

Union League Library

8:15 – 9:30 pm
Dessert & Cocktail Networking Reception

DAY 2: Tuesday, March 20, 2019

Crystal Room

7:30-8:30 am

8:45-9:45 am
Travel to Wash Time Laundromat 

Wash Time on Fullerton, 4748 W Fullerton Ave, Chicago, IL 60639

 9:45 am
Laundromat Walkthrough

10:00 am
Story Time Experience: Chicago Public Library

10:10 am
Keynote Remarks: Chelsea Clinton, Clinton Foundation

10:20 am
Ribbon Cutting & Story Time: Chelsea Clinton

10:35 am
Travel to Union League Club

Union League Club of Chicago, Crystal Room, 65 W. Jackson Blvd., Chicago, IL 60604

11:35-11:50 am
Morning Break

11:50 pm
Panel Conversation
Creating Literacy-Rich Environments in Laundromats

12:45 pm

1:30 pm
Panel Conversation
Let’s Talk About Looking Ahead

2:30 pm
Table Conversation

3:45 pm
Wrap-up and Discussion of Next Steps

4:00 pm

Hosted by the Laundry & Literacy Coalition

LaundryCares Foundation

Register to Attend

We invite you to use the form below to register yourself or yourself and a guest for the LaundryCares Literacy Summit 2019. Please feel free to call us at 630-953-7920 with questions about this event.