CONGRESSMAN DAVIS AND CONGRESSWOMAN JOHNSON TO HOLD PANEL DISCUSSION ON ROLE OF AFRICAN-AMERICANS IN NATIONAL SERVICE MOVEMENT

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June 9, 2009
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CONGRESSMAN DAVIS AND CONGRESSWOMAN JOHNSON TO HOLD PANEL DISCUSSION ON ROLE OF AFRICAN-AMERICANS IN NATIONAL SERVICE MOVEMENT


Congressman Danny Davis and Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson, Chairsof the Congressional Black Caucus Community Reinvestment Task Force,will hold a panel discussion, “The African-American Role in theNational Service Movement,” tomorrow in the Cannon House OfficeBuilding.

 

Topics to be discussed include opportunities forAfrican-Americans to serve and ways the African-American community canmake the most of the recently-passed Edward M. Kennedy Serve AmericaAct.

Featured panelists include:

Wendy Kopp, Founder and President of Teach For America
Colonel Robert L. Gordon III, Senior Vice President of Civic Leadership, City Year
James Cleveland, President, Jumpstart
Shirley Sagawa, Visiting Fellow, Center for American Progress.

What:        “The African-American Role in the National Service Movement” Panel Discussion

Date:        Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Time:        4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Location:    121 Cannon House Office Building