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Moonshot VIP Insider: October 11, 2021

October 11, 2021
Welcome to the

“Moonshot VIP Insider”

– Working together to make Indian River County a leading literacy capital of the nation!

In this issue – Week of October 11, 2021:

  • Share this week’s QUALITY video of ‘Moonshot the Puppet’ and County Commissioner Susan Adams
  • Register for the October 15, 2021 MCAN Candidate Forum
  • Register for the October 27, 2021 MCAN Bold Idea Work Group Meeting
  • Mark your calendar for upcoming MCAN events!

Week of October 11, 2021 - Featured Word: QUALITY

Special thanks to Commissioner Susan Adams for chatting with ‘Moonshot the Puppet’ about the QUALITY programs and offerings of our County.
Share/view the video:

Show your support for the Moonshot Moment Literacy Movement. It’s as easy as 1, 2, 3!

  • CLICK below to “like/favorite” this week’s social media post.
  • REPOST/SHARE on your own social media sites.
  • Include descriptive text with the hashtag #MoonshotCommunity and tag us @MoonshotMomen

Suggested text to include with your post:

Research in early childhood has shown the critical importance of high-quality educational experiences for children from birth to kindergarten.

When programs have the three components of quality, child outcomes improve and more of our children will thrive and succeed in school. Our #MoonshotCommunity is working to ensure children are ready for Kindergarten and reading on level by the end of 3rd grade. View the QUALITY discussion here:

Join our MCAN Candidate Forum
on Friday, 10/15, 10am - 11 am


Please join us on Friday, October 15, 2021, for the MCAN Candidate Forum to meet with candidates running for city council in both Sebastian and Vero Beach. We’re meeting via Zoom, 10 am – 11 am.

MCAN Bold Idea Team
Work Group Meeting October 27, 2021

Please join us on Wednesday, 10/27, from 9:30 am – 11:00 am as we network and learn together in our MCAN Bold Idea Teams.

Register for MCAN

Save These Dates

  • October 26, 2021 – SDIRC Proclamation with MCAN to Co-Create the 2021 Campaign (Join us at 6:00 pm at the SDIRC TEC)
  • October 27, 2021 – MCAN Meeting (9:30 am via Zoom)
  • October 28, 2021 – Moonshot “Big Read” in conjunction with JumpStart Read for the Record (Contact Marie for a copy of the book)
  • 1/12 – Literacy Services 50-yr Anniversary Event, Brackett Library, 6:00 pm
  • 12/9 – Special Nov/Dec MCAN Event to Kickoff “The Faces of Early Literacy – Today’s Readers are Tomorrow’s Leaders” Campaign (9:00 am at the TEC – in person)

The Moonshot Community Action Network (MCAN) is coordinated by The Learning Alliance – the managing partner of MCAN. We invite you to join the journey! | www.TheLearningAlliance.org2