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File #: 18-6987    Version: 1 Name: HONORING JERALYN HARRIS 50TH BIRTHDAY
Type: Consent Calendar Resolution Status: Approved
File created: 11/8/2018 In control: Deer
On agenda: 11/13/2018 Final action: 11/13/2018
Title: PROPOSED RESOLUTION HONORING JERALYN HARRIS 50TH BIRTHDAY WHEREAS, Ms. Jeralyn Harris was born November 3, 1968 in Springfield MA; and WHEREAS, Jeralyn spent her formal childhood years in Springfield MA as well as Baltimore, MD; and WHEREAS, Jeralyn was selected valedictorian from her high school and was voted most likely to succeed. In addition at 19 years of age Jeralyn was featured on the Phil Donahue Show for a program she founded to help stop teenage pregnancy; and WHEREAS, Jeralyn graduated from the University of Massachusetts with a degree in English Education. She has later completed two additional masters degrees as is currently in the process of completing her doctorate degree; and WHEREAS, For over 28 years Mrs. Harris has dedicated herself to the development of youth through education, spiritual development, and exposure to worlds beyond their norm; and WHEREAS, She has served as Principal of Chicago Westside Christian School and teacher in the North Lawndale Communi...
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PROPOSED RESOLUTION

HONORING JERALYN HARRIS 50TH BIRTHDAY

WHEREAS, Ms. Jeralyn Harris was born November 3, 1968 in Springfield MA; and

WHEREAS, Jeralyn spent her formal childhood years in Springfield MA as well as Baltimore, MD; and

WHEREAS, Jeralyn was selected valedictorian from her high school and was voted most likely to succeed. In addition at 19 years of age Jeralyn was featured on the Phil Donahue Show for a program she founded to help stop teenage pregnancy; and

WHEREAS, Jeralyn graduated from the University of Massachusetts with a degree in English Education. She has later completed two additional masters degrees as is currently in the process of completing her doctorate degree; and

WHEREAS, For over 28 years Mrs. Harris has dedicated herself to the development of youth through education, spiritual development, and exposure to worlds beyond their norm; and

WHEREAS, She has served as Principal of Chicago Westside Christian School and teacher in the North Lawndale Community for 21 years where she has educated and uplifted thousands of individuals and families in Cook County and still continues to push for the enhancement and improvement of all families within her community; and

WHEREAS, Principal Harris has touched the lives of countless individuals throughout the many years of service, often turning down opportunities for increased revenue and stayed committed to her commitment to serving youth; and

WHEREAS, She has traveled extensively with her students throughout the United States. She has taken over 60 groups of young men and women on tours through the country providing them with opportunities first hand of what they have studied in their various classrooms.

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the President and Board of Commissioners of Cook County congratulate Ms. Jeralyn Harris on the occasion of her 50th birthday and proclaim November 3, 2018 as Jeralyn Harris day in Cook County and wish her continued health and happiness and also for ...

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