ALLEGRA "HAPPY" HAYNES PAPERS
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The collection consists of correspondence and articles related to Haynes' career and to the organizations to which she belonged as well as a plaque awarded her by the Stapleton Development Corporation. The materials range from 1991 to 2000.
Programs, articles, correspondence and flyers relating to Haynes's professional career comprise this series.
This series contains articles on topics of interest to Haynes.
This series includes a plaque awarded to Haynes by the Stapleton Development Corporation.
The collection is open for research.
Literary and copyrights - as appropriate - have been assigned to the Denver Public Library.
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Allegra ("Happy") Haynes was born in July 1953 to Anna Jo Haynes, the director of the Mile High Montessori Early Learning Center in Denver. Haynes attended Denver Public Schools. She received her B.A. from Barnard College at Columbia University and completed two years of law school. She received a Master's Degree in Public Administration from the University of Colorado at Denver.
Haynes began her career with the City and County of Denver as an aide to former Councilman Bill Roberts in 1979. She worked as an administrative aide to Mayor Frederico Pena before being elected to City Council in 1993. On the City Council, Haynes was chairwoman of the Airport Committee and on Winter Park's ski-area board. From 1998 to 2000, Haynes was the President of the City Council. During Mayor John Hickenlooper's administration, she served as his City Council Liaison. In October 2005, Haynes retired from the City of Denver to join the Superintendent of Denver Public Schools, Michael Bennet, as his Assistant for Community Partnerships. Haynes also worked as a professional facilitator in cities throughout the United States.
Haynes' civic involvement includes serving on the board of the Colorado Children's Campaign, as a Trustee of The Nature Conservancy, on the board of the Mile High Youth Corps and on the board of the Foundation for Education Excellence.
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Allegra Haynes donated her papers in 2007. Funding for processing provided by an Institute of Museum and Library Services National Leadership Grant.
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- African American -- Colorado -- Denver. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- ALLEGRA ("HAPPY") HAYNES
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