Regent Legal Adelaide
“I wear beads and bracelets in my hair to represent the okra seeds and yam tubers that our ancestors kept in theirs when they traveled here from home,” she says softly but powerfully. “We need to pass these things on to the next generation and always give them something to hold on to.”  Adelaide Sanford Adelaide Luvenia Sanford (born November 27, 1925) is an American politician, academic, activist, lecturer, and national advocate for Africa-centered education for students of African descent. She has worked in education for over 35 years as an educator, education activist, activist, principal, community organizer, and vice chancellor emeritus on the board of Regents University of New York State. From 1986 to 2007, she was a member of the Board of Trustees of the State University of New York.   In 1986, she became a personal member of the Council of Regents of the State of New York. She was re-elected for a second term in 1993 and for a five-year term in 2000. In 2001, Adelaide was elected Vice-Chancellor of the Board of Regents.  In 2006, more than 1,000 community leaders, educators, and residents of downtown Brooklyn gathered for a convention to empower black Brooklyn people. The convention was organized to address community issues related to education, employment, health, housing and quality of life in downtown Brooklyn.
Educational and educational disparities were at the centre of the congress` concerns. A recommendation to formulate an organisation around this concern arose from the meeting with the foundation of the Adelaide Sanford Institute in honour of Adelaide Sanford. In 2012, Adelaide L. Sanford Institute (ASI) has launched community roundtables in downtown Brooklyn. The goal of the roundtables was to provide a forum for community organizations, elected officials, parents, clergy, and community leaders to discuss and strategize around state standards in New York City public schools.  Continue through the Adelaide Hills to one of the most popular wineries. Here, learn about the rich grape varieties grown in this region and explore the different flavors of exquisite wines during a tasting. Note: This tour includes about 1 hour of moderate walking/standing and exceeding some steps.
This tour is available for wheelchair users who have a foldable wheelchair and are able to leave transportation to and from them. Guests must be self-sufficient or, if assistance is required, they must travel with a companion who can provide it. Weather-appropriate clothing, a suncap, sunglasses, sunscreen and flat, comfortable walking shoes are recommended. Guests must be at least 18 years old to participate in the wine tasting. The cellar visited varies according to availability. For safety reasons, the photo stop at the top of Mount Lofty is subject to weather conditions. She has taught at Baruch College, Mercy College (New York) and Fordham University in New York. She has been a visiting practitioner in education and a lecturer at Harvard University`s Principals` Center, Graduate School of Education. I try to get kids to internalize discipline so we don`t have to tell them what not to do.
» Your tour begins with a short drive through the city of Adelaide heading to Mount Lofty. At the top, you will find a complex with a large panoramic terrace from where you can enjoy panoramic views of the capital of South Australia (weather permitting). “We removed all the white photos from the walls [on PS 21]. George Washington, Abraham Lincoln and more,” said Dr. Sanford. “These people were at war and we taught our children not to fight. We had to have pictures of peacemakers on our walls. In 1990, Adelaide founded the Council for the Education of People of African Descent (BEPAA), an organization that provides programs and services to students, parents and educators. Explaining the reasons for her founding (BEPAA), she said: “There was a Jewish council, a Catholic council, all these bodies – but nothing that we could represent and defend ourselves. It had to be done.
 She is the founder of the Council for the Education of People of African Descent and has been instrumental in its development and growth. She has taught at Baruch College and Fordham University. She has consulted with school authorities in Niagara Falls, Connecticut, Indiana and New Jersey. She has served on advisory committees on multicultural education for the National Associate of State Boards of Education. She has also served on the Board of Directors of the Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone. Adelaide and her late husband, Dr. Jay Sanford, organized the John Henrik Clarke House in Harlem and the Elders House in Selma, Alabama. Adelaide is the founder of the Sanford and Hines Families Award for Study and Research in the African Experience in New York State, the Americas and the Diaspora, launched in 2011. The first winner was Mandingo Tshaka in 2011.
        Adelaide and Jay Sanford were married for 56 years. He died in 2011. Adelaide`s teaching career began at P.S. 28 in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. She was a teacher, vice-principal and principal at P.S. 21 Crispus Attucks School in Brooklyn, New York. She played a pivotal role in the development of the Crispus Attucks School with Renee Young, Harold Anderson and Alice Uzoaga. The school is named after Crispus Attucks. He was an American longshoreman of African and Indian descent. In history, he is considered the first person killed during the Boston Massacre, the first American to be killed in the American Revolution. .