First Lady of Texas, Cecilia Abbott, to Deliver Keynote Address at Reading is Power Literacy Summit in Midland

Midland, TX – The Reading is Power Literacy Summit is set to take place on April 23, 2024, at the UTPB CEED Building in Midland, Texas. This landmark event will feature a keynote address from the esteemed First Lady of Texas, Cecilia Abbott, highlighting the importance of literacy and education in communities across West Texas.

Mrs. Abbott's keynote address will commence at 9:30 AM, kicking off a day-long series of discussions, workshops, and presentations aimed at promoting literacy and empowering individuals through the transformative power of reading. Her remarks are expected to underscore the critical role of literacy in shaping the future of West Texas and fostering opportunities for individuals of all backgrounds. Attendees will have the opportunity to engage with renowned educators, community leaders, and literacy advocates, gaining valuable insights and strategies to foster a culture of reading and lifelong learning.

The Reading is Power Literacy Summit will be held from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM at the UTPB CEED Building, located on North, 1310 FM1788, Midland, TX 79707. 

While Mrs. Abbott will not be available for news interviews during the summit, community leaders will be available for interviews. The media is invited to capture b-roll footage and excerpts from her opening keynote address, and capture interviews excluding First Lady Cecilia Abbott

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