Saturday, November 13, 2010
NAACP Honor Days At Annual Banquet
Janet Days, a lifelong resident of Racine, was recently presented the covenant Theodore Harris Humanitarian award at the Racine Branch NAACP 60th annual Freedom Fund dinner. The event was held at the Marriott Hotel, Saturday, Oct. 28, and over 150 people attended the annual gala.
Days has been an active member within her community since a youth. Days’ professional career includes twenty years in the educational field at both Gateway Technical College and, her alma mater, the University of Wisconsin-Parkside.
As a program coordinator at Gateway Technical College, she champions the Multicultural Program. She is responsible for the development, implementation, and oversight of District wide academic support services, including recruitment, retention, transition, and cultural programming services.
Days is a former elected official to the Racine Unified School Board where she worked at both local and state levels. Currently, she serves on the Leadership Racine Advisory Board, Leadership Racine's Alumni Association, Young Professionals of Racine, and Educator's Credit Union's Board of Directors. Janet is also an active member of Faith United Methodist Church where she serves as a member of the Sunday School teaching staff.
Janet is married to Aldred Days and is the fun-loving and supportive mother to their sons Kaj, age 13, and Nobal, age 10