There has been a lot of talk and media attention about the debate over how to address the dropout issue in America’s schools. WHUT would like to hear from you to get your perspective as a parent, teacher, student, business owner, community organizer and/or community leader.
On Tuesday February 18, 2014, at 6:00 pm at WHUT’s Television Studios (located at 2222 4th St NW, Washington, DC 20059), we will gather more than 80 stakeholders (including business owners, parents, students, teachers and faith-based organizations. Please join us for this important community event!
6:00pm - 7:00pm reception
7:00pm - 8:30pm taping
8:30pm - 9:30pm networking
Register online at www.whut.org/townhall
With your participation, we know that meaningful discussions and input will result in an increased awareness in our communities about the dropout crisis and generate ideas to address the problem.
More information about American Graduate DC can be found online at: www.whut.org/americangraduate
When & Where
Howard University Television went on the air November 17, 1980 as WHMM. The station’s debut received considerable local and national attention as it was the first and only Public Broadcasting Station (PBS) member station licensed to and operated by a predominantly African-American institution, historic Howard University, Washington, DC.
The station’s signal reaches over 2 million households in the greater Washington metro area. WHUT has thousands of loyal viewers and donors who tune daily to its unique mix of PBS series such as NOVA, The American Experience, Sesame Street, and its original productions on local and national topics. Specials also highlight special events and renown speakers at Howard University, such as Cornel West, Toni Morrison and Nobel Laureate Ivar Giaever. WHUT airs more than 3,500 hours of public affairs and educational programming each year. WHUT has won 13 Emmys, and numerous other awards such as the Telly, Aurora, and Cine Golden Eagle.