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White House “Roundtable on Diversity, Youth, and the Outdoors” to Include Compton Mayor Aja Brown
December 8, 2016
Compton and Alaska Native youth leaders will join Compton Mayor Aja Brown and the First Lady of Washington State, Trudi Inslee at the White House Roosevelt Room on Thursday, December 8 as featured participants in the Roundtable on Diversity, Youth & the Outdoors. ... read more »
African American Mayors Association Urges President Obama to Prioritize Clemency During the Remainder of His Term
November 23, 2016
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, the Mayor of Baltimore and the head of the African American Mayors Association clemency initiative, issued the following statement in light of AAMA submitting a letter to the President highlighting a priority list of clemency applications ... read more »
Leaders and Advocates Push For Federal Promise Zone Designation to Improve South Los Angeles
March 2, 2016
South Los Angeles was bypassed as a Promise Zone designee in 2014, leading to significant disappointment and a new commitment not to have this community left out again. A collaboration of leaders and advocates came together to develop a thorough and compelling application for the latest round of designations as part of the Obama Administration’s Promise Zone Initiative. ... read more »
College aid: Obama to extend Pell grants to some HS students
November 4, 2015
Thousands of low-income students will be eligible for federal Pell grant money to take college courses while still in high school. The opportunity is part of an experimental program announced on October 30 by the Obama administration. ... read more »

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