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File #: 67595    Version: 1 Name: In Honor, Recognition, and Appreciation of Paul Terranova's 21 Years of Dedicated Service as Executive Director of the Lussier Community Education Center (LCEC)
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 9/28/2021 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: 10/5/2021 Final action: 10/5/2021
Enactment date: 10/12/2021 Enactment #: RES-21-00658
Title: In Honor, Recognition, and Appreciation of Paul Terranova's 21 Years of Dedicated Service as Executive Director of the Lussier Community Education Center (LCEC)
Sponsors: Keith Furman, Nikki Conklin, Satya V. Rhodes-Conway, Syed Abbas, Arvina Martin, Christian A. Albouras, Brian Benford, Juliana R. Bennett, Sheri Carter, Jael Currie, Tag Evers, Yannette Figueroa Cole, Grant Foster, Gary Halverson, Barbara Harrington-McKinney, Patrick W. Heck, Lindsay Lemmer, Charles Myadze, Michael E. Verveer, Regina M. Vidaver, Nasra Wehelie
Attachments: 1. Lussier-Framework-2020.pdf
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsWatch
10/5/20211 COMMON COUNCIL Adopt Under Suspension of Rules 2.04, 2.05, 2.24, and 2.25Pass Action details Meeting details Not available
9/28/20211 Council Office RECOMMEND TO COUNCIL TO ADOPT UNDER SUSPENSION OF RULES 2.04, 2.05, 2.24, & 2.25 - MISC. ITEMS  Action details Meeting details Not available
Fiscal Note
No fiscal impact.

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In Honor, Recognition, and Appreciation of Paul Terranova's 21 Years of Dedicated Service as Executive Director of the Lussier Community Education Center (LCEC)

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WHEREAS, Paul Terranova began as Executive Director of the then Wexford Ridge Neighborhood Center on June 16, 2000, and has guided the center with vision, values, and dedication for 21 years as it evolved into the Lussier Community Education Center (LCEC); and,

WHEREAS, he has built on the principles of the founders to expand the organization into a vibrant, diverse, and vital community center sustained by relationships in which all are respected, encouraged to share their gifts, and support the center’s mission of building community, enriching education, and creating opportunities; and,

WHEREAS, his leadership and policymaking has reflected his commitment to the “Lussier Framework” with its several fundamental components, including Racial and Social Justice; and,

WHEREAS, he has guided the creation and expansion of a rich array of programs, including food and employment supports, Many Voices, One Community Radio at 95.5 FM, the Buffet Scholars, the Neighborhood Organizing Institute, and other initiatives; and,

WHEREAS, he has fostered partnerships with residents of Wexford Ridge Apartments and surrounding neighborhoods, schools, businesses, service clubs, faith communities, arts groups, universities and colleges, and others to create a welcoming place with rich opportunities where children, families, neighbors, and diverse groups across Madison can learn, grow, and work toward a healthy, vibrant, and more just society; and,

WHEREAS, he has demonstrated an extraordinary ability to bring diverse people together to build strong community, and has been a mentor and inspiration for countless people in Madison, Dane County, and beyond; and,

WHEREAS, he has been an esteemed leader in bringing all of Madison’s neighborhood centers and other social justice o...

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