City Council Vice-President Diane Gibson Reads on ‘Lavender Libros’ YouTube Channel

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

May 29, 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, 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 on the Lavender Libros YouTube channel.

Today, Council Vice-President Diane Gibson, Councilor to District 7, reads The Sneetches and Other Stories by Dr. Seuss.

Kathy Adams West Side Coalition of Neighborhoods President, Patricia L. Chavez of the National Hispanic Cultural Center Foundation, Albuquerque City Councilor Brook Bassan, District 4, and Valerie Espinosa, Commissioner to New Mexico Public Regulation Commission as well as other guest readers present special readings on upcoming Wednesdays and Friday’s throughout May and into the summer.  Every Wednesday and Friday we will provide this at home opportunity to learn and lead with Lavender Libros.