The public is invited to attend the swearing-in ceremony for 16th District State Representative-Elect Kalan R. Haywood II, on Fri., Jan. 4 at 10am at Cardinal Stritch University, Kliebhan Conference Center, 6801 N. Yates Rd.
The ceremony will be officiated by Milwaukee County Chief Judge Maxine A. White and include remarks from Lieutenant Governor-Elect Mandela Barnes, City of Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett, Municipal Court Judge Derek Mosley, Common Council President Ashanti Hamilton, State Senator Lena Taylor, Alderwoman Milele Coggs, Milwaukee County Sheriff-Elect Earnell Lucas and a host of other business and community leaders.
At 19 years old, Haywood will be the youngest state legislator in Wisconsin. He will represent Wisconsin’s 16th Assembly District after a hard-fought primary against four Democratic challengers and no Republican challenger.
“We are in challenging, but exciting times. Times that present us with the opportunity to introduce fresh energy and a new perspective to address complex issues like education, mass incarceration and jobs that heavily impact my district and the state. I intend to work with my colleagues in the State Assembly and represent those constituents of the 16th district who want positive change. Our time is now. Tomorrow is here”, said State Representative-Elect Kalan Haywood II.
On January 7th Haywood will officially take the oath of office as state representative in a Madison ceremony with all members of the Wisconsin State Assembly. The Milwaukee event is an opportunity for local supporters and residents to witness and share in the ceremonial swearing-in for Haywood.
Parking is available at Cardinal Stritch University and light refreshments will be served immediately following the ceremony.