Jamestown, N.Y. – The Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Jamestown welcomes Tamu Graham-Reinhardt as the speaker at their 10:30 a.m. service on Sunday, February 19.
Reinhardt is the Coordinator of Student Support Services in the Jamestown Public Schools (JPS).
A graduate of Jamestown High School, Reinhardt received her Masters of Arts in Public Relations from Ball State University and Bachelor of Arts in Spanish from State University at Buffalo. She holds a New York State School District Administration Certification, NYS Permanent Teacher Certification and Cornell University Certificate in Diversity and Inclusion. She is also a Qualified Administrator of the Intercultural Development Inventory.
In her 25 years of professional experience, Reinhardt has been a staff development specialist with Erie 2 Chautauqua-Cattaraugus BOCES, Spanish teacher at Falconer Central Schools, school and district improvement facilitator for WestED, adjunct instructor at Jamestown Community College, curriculum and Hispanic Outreach Coordinator for JPS, and senior consultant with Battle and Banner Consulting as a qualified administrator and trainer in Intercultural Development Inventory.
Reinhardt has served her community as a member of and leader in numerous boards and organizations. These include the Jamestown Board of Public Utilities, Jamestown City Council, United Way of Southern Chautauqua County Advocacy Committee and Board Of Directors, New York State School Administrators Association, Jamestown Juneteenth Committee, Jamestown Refugee Resettlement Coalition, and the Love Mercy Do Justice Interfaith Coalition. She is also a volunteer track coach for the Jamestown Public Schools.
Reinhardt’s message will include perspectives from What Every Church Member Should Know About Poverty, the book by Ruby K. Payne and Bill Ehlig.
Unitarian Universalist congregations affirm and promote seven Principles, which are held as strong values and moral guides. The message is anticipated to reflect the first and second Principles: The inherent worth and dignity of every person, and justice, equity and compassion in human relations.
Linnea Haskin will be the service leader and Julie Anderson, the pianist. A social time follows.
Participation can be either in person at 1255 Prendergast Avenue in Jamestown or online. To join virtually, use the link at UUJamestown.org/calendar.
The Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Jamestown is a progressive, liberal religious community serving the southern tier of Western New York and Warren County, Pa. The UUCJ’s mission is to support and celebrate each other, encourage spiritual and individual growth, and serve the wider community.