EVENT: Ladders of Opportunity- Making the American Dream a Reality for Boys and Young Men of Color

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Ladders of Opportunity:
Making the American Dream a Reality for Boys and Young Men of Color
Tuesday, June 3, 2014
8:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
(Light refreshments served at 8:30 a.m.)

National Press Club
529 14th Street, NW, Thirteenth Floor
Washington, DC 20045

Please join the American Institutes for Research, the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies andCollege Bound for a panel discussion about the Obama Administration’s initiative, My Brother’s Keeper.

Welcome and Opening Remarks:
The Honorable Ronald V. Dellums
Former Member of Congress
Moderator:
Andrew Ujifusa, State Policy and Politics Reporter, Education Week
Panelists:
Brian D. Smedley, Vice President and Director
Health Policy Institute, Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies
Darren Woodruff, Principal Researcher
Education Program, American Institutes for Research
Kenneth Ward, Executive Director
College Bound
President Obama’s My Brother’s Keeper initiative currently is bringing together leading foundations and organizations to design and develop “ladders of opportunity” for boys and young men of color.   Panelists will identify problems and suggest clear recommendations for pressing issues affecting today’s young men of color.

Please click on the link to register for this event.  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/making-the-american-dream-a-reality-for-boys-and-young-men-of-color-registration-11546545027?ref=ebtnebtckt

 

Morgan McLeod is the Program Assistant and New Media Strategist at the Joint Center

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