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APS Superintendent Raquel Reedy Reads on ‘Lavender Libros’ YouTube Channel

Lavender Libros is a Children’s Book Reading Program by local government and community members.

May 6, 2020 

City Councilor Cynthia D. Borrego has launched ‘Lavender Libros’ a book reading project to demonstrate care and outreach to New Mexico’s children. Government administrators and community leaders alike will read a children's book available on the 'Lavender Libros’ YouTube channel.  Melissa Sanchez, Executive Director of ABQ Westside Chamber of Commerce, is helping organize the project.

The reading broadcasts will occur every Wednesday and Friday until the State Health Order is lifted and possibly continue throughout the year. Visit Lavender Libros YouTube Channel here.

Today, Albuquerque Public Schools Superintendent Raquel Reedy reads Delicious Hullabaloo by Pat Mora with illustrations by Francisco Mora. 

Albuquerque District 3 City Councilor Klarissa Peña, NM State Auditor Brian Colon, Albuquerque District 7 City Councilor Diane Gibson, Albuquerque Bernalillo County Community Schools Executive Director Danette Townsend, as well as other guest readers will present special readings on upcoming Wednesday’s throughout April and May.  Every Wednesday and Friday will provide this at home opportunity to learn and lead with Lavender Libros.