Pastors for NC Children executive director to speak in Manteo about Leandro
Published 11:35 pm Thursday, September 22, 2022
Dare League of Women Voters will welcome Rev. Suzanne Parker Miller, executive director of Pastors for NC Children, to speak about the Leandro Plan. This public program will take place on Saturday, September 24 at the Virginia S. Tillet Community Center, located at 950 Marshall C. Collins Drive in Manteo in the large multi-purpose room from 3-4 p.m. To register for this event, visit lwvdarenc.org under Events tab.
“The Supreme Court of North Carolina’s landmark decision in Leandro v. State of North Carolina (1997) affirmed the fundamental right of every child to have the opportunity to receive a sound basic education. Decades later, we are still in court,” noted a Dare LWV press release.
Pastors for NC Children is an independent ministry and outreach mission group comprised of pastors and church leaders from across the state, organizing to support quality public education opportunities for all North Carolina children. Rev. Suzanne will provide an overview of Leandro and will take questions from the audience.