<p>WHEREAS: Robin Harris worked for the Cambridge Public School District for 22 years as the Principal of the Fletcher Maynard Academy, the Director of Family Engagement, and served two terms as a School Committee Member; and</p><p>WHEREAS: Robin has modeled respectful, caring relationships with students, families and educators throughout her service, considered the school community her “second family,” and gave her cell phone number for ready accessibility; and</p><p>WHEREAS: Robin championed disrupting and dismantling racism and created favorable conditions for racial equity work such as the Courageous Conversations at FMA; and WHEREAS:  During the pandemic, Robin and family liaisons ensured families had the resources they needed and provided groceries to families; and</p><p>WHEREAS: She received several awards during her career, including the Massachusetts Commission of Women Unsung Heroine Award, Cambridge NAACP Educator Award, Cambridge Peace and Justice Award, YWCA Outstanding Women Award, and several other awards; and</p><p>WHEREAS: Robin has worked with caregivers to identify, reduce, and remove structural barriers to equitable program access, and to ensure greater and more inclusive caregiver participation; and WHEREAS: Robin’s commitment and contributions are invaluable to CPSD and her legacy will live on in our school community; now, therefore, be it</p><p>RESOLVED: That the School Committee extends a heartfelt thank you and congratulations to Robin Harris; and be it further</p><p>RESOLVED: That the Executive Secretary be and hereby is requested to forward a suitably engrossed copy of this resolution to Robin Harris on behalf of the entire School Committee.</p>

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08/09/2022 Adopted

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