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Congressional Black Caucus Conference To Feature Secretary of Education Arne Duncan
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This came to us from the U.S. Department of Education:

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Russlynn Ali and John Wilson, Executive Director of the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities, will participate in several sessions during the Congressional Black Caucus’ 40th Annual Legislative Conference Sept. 16-17 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C.
 
Duncan will participate in a panel discussion at the National Town Hall Meeting: Educating Our Way to Prosperity, on Thursday Sept. 16, at 9:15 a.m.. The panel will focus on education reforms needed to better prepare African Americans for future jobs.
 
Ali and Wilson will make remarks and be on other panels during the conference. See below for details.
 
THURSDAY, SEPT. 16

EVENT ONE
WHO:
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan
 
WHAT:
Panelist at National Town Hall Meeting
 
WHEN:
9:15 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 16
 
WHERE:
Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Ballroom A
801 Mount Vernon Pl. N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20001
 
EVENT TWO
WHO:
Russlynn Ali, Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
 
WHAT:
Remarks at Education Braintrust event
 
WHEN:
1:00 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 16
 
WHERE:
Washington Convention Center, Room 207A
 
EVENT THREE
WHO:
John Silvanus Wilson, Jr.
Executive Director, White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities
 
WHAT:
Panelist at forum: “The Changing Tides? Historically Black Colleges and Universities in the “post-racial” Society?”
 
WHEN:
3:00 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 16
 
WHERE:
Washington Convention Center, Room 206-AB
 
FRIDAY, SEPT. 17
 
WHO:
Russlynn Ali, Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
 
WHAT:
Judiciary Braintrust Panelist: “HBCUs Today: High Stakes in Higher Education”
 
WHEN:
1:00 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 17
 
WHERE:
Washington Convention Center, Room 145A

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