Barbara Petersen, APS School Board Member, Reads on the ‘Lavender Libros’ YouTube Channel

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

June 26, 2020

City Councilor Cynthia D. Borrego initiated the ‘Lavender Libros’ 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 helped 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 on the Lavender Libros YouTube channel.

Today, APS Board Member, Barbara Petersen, District 4 reads Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters, An African Tale by John Steptoe.

Albuquerque City Councilor Lan Sena, District 1, Rodney Prunty, President/CEO United Way of Central, and Beatriz Valencia, ABC Community School Coordinator as well as other guest readers present special readings on upcoming Wednesdays and Fridays throughout the summer.  Every Wednesday and Friday we will provide this at home opportunity to learn and lead with Lavender Libros.