Beatriz Valencia, ABC Community School Coordinator Reads on the Lavender Libros YouTube Channel

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

July 3, 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 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.

Today Friday, July 3rd, Beatriz Valencia, ABC Community Schools Coordinator reads "El Príncipe Rana" by Jacob y Wilhelm Grimm. Watch here and read along with this PDF.

The reading broadcasts occur every Wednesday during the State Health Order is lifted and possibly continue throughout the year on the Lavender Libros YouTube channel.

Rodney Prunty, President/CEO United Way of Central, and Professor Marjori Krebbs, UNM Department of Teacher Education, Educational Leadership & Policy as well as other guest readers present special readings on upcoming Wednesdays and Fridays throughout the summer. Every Wednesday we will provide this at home opportunity to learn and lead with Lavender Libros.