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  • Mary Ann Bash

Mrs. Greenwood acknowledged in a Denver City Council Proclamation

At Denver City Council's April 29, 2024, meeting, Proclamation 24-0588: Celebrating Whittier ECE-8's 104th Anniversary, was adopted. As council members read the proclamation, Mrs. Greenwood was included as a "Whereas". It read: "Denver's first African American teacher, Marie Anderson Greenwood, taught 1st grade at Whittier Elementary School in 1938. Her success opened the door to many African American teachers in the district." Listen to the entire proclamation here:

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