City of
Madison

District 1

Alder Barbara Harrington-McKinney

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Alder Barbara Harrington-McKinney

Contact Information

Home Address:

1209 Dayflower Drive
Madison , WI 53719

Council Office

Common Council Office:
210 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd
Room 417
Madison, WI 53703
Phone: (608) 266-4071
Fax: (608) 267-8669
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Alder Harrington-McKinney’s Updates

Coffee with the Alder, "Read Your Heart Out," and Dream Bus

February 13, 2019 12:43 PM

Coffee with the Alder

Last Thursday's Coffee with the Alder was cancelled due to the weather, but I'll be at Yola's Cafe tomorrow, February 14.  I hope you have the opportunity to stop by for a chat.
Coffee with the Alder

"Read Your Heart Out"

I'm delighted to have been invited to be a guest reader at the "Read Your Heart Out" event, which is held in honor of National African American Parent Involvement Day at Olson Elementary School during the morning of February 14.

Founded in 1995 by Joseph Dulin, National African American Parent Involvement Day (NAAPID), inspired by the Million Man March, was created to encourage parents to begin practicing the goals of NAAPID.  The goals are:

  • Promote African American parent involvement in their child's education.
  • Promote and provide strategies for African American parents and students to take full advantage of the educational process at all levels of the educational system (preschool through postsecondary).
  • Identify and develop partnership efforts between all sectors of the community (business, school, home, etc.).
  • Create a national network on the state and local levels to achieve the mission and goals of NAAPID.
  • Develop fundraising strategies and put them into effect to finance the endeavors of NAAPID (grants, public and private donations, in-kind services etc.).
  • Offer educational workshops, seminars and institutes relating to parental involvement and eliminating the achievement gap.
  • Establish an annual National African American Parent Involvement Day celebration on the second Monday in February.

I look forward to meeting some of our young District 1 residents!

Dream Bus (bookmobile)

Do you live in one of these neighborhoods?

  • Allied Drive
  • Leopold
  • Kennedy Heights
  • Reindahl Park
  • Park Edge/Park Ridge

In 2019, Madison Public Library and Dane County Library Service, with financial support from Goodman Foundation, will begin offering bookmobile service in four of these neighborhoods, with service expanding to Leopold in 2020.

Stay tuned for kick-off events!


Dream Bus 1

Dream Bus 2

Dream Bus 3

Dream Bus 4

Dream Bus 5

 




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