Hawkins named to State Advisory Panel

(L-R) Mark Ward with the Alabama Department of Education, Kids First Awareness Community Center Director Cindy Hawkins and Sallye Longshore with the Alabama Department of Education. Hawkins was recently appointed to the Alabama Department of Education After-School/Community Education State Advisory Panel. (Contributed/Cindy Hawkins)

FROM STAFF REPORTS

Cindy Hawkins of Kids First Awareness 21st Century Community Learning Center in Alabaster was recently appointed to Alabama Department of Education’s 21st CCLC After-School /Community Education State Advisory Panel.

The panel works to advise the 21st CCLC on programs and elements, and works to inform the public of the grant applications available for after-school and Community Education programs.

Kids First, which is off Martin Luther King Jr. Road in Alabaster, is a non-profit community center for local at-risk kids.