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Michael Walker with students in Minneapolis (photo: @MPS_BlackMales Twitter account)

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BORDALLO, MADELEINE Z, Democratic Party
Guam

Total number of trips - 5
Total cost of trips - $10,554.56

Average cost per trip - $2,110.91
Total number of days spent traveling - 20 days
Rank of representative - 424 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - American Israel Education Foundation
Dates - August 2, 2003 - August 10, 2003 (9 days)
Location(s) - Tel Aviv, Israel - Jerusalem, Israel

Purpose - Education mission
Notes - Other costs are for security

Travel Cost - $4,700.50
Lodging Cost - $1,112.70
Meal Cost - $377.25
Other Cost - $408.70
Total Cost - $6,599.15

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Japan-US Friendship Commission
Dates - November 9, 2004 - November 11, 2004 (3 days)
Location(s) - Tokyo, Japan

Purpose - LEP meetings between Members of Congress and the Japanese Diet on topics including political elections, foreign affairs, security issues and economics
Notes - Guam - Tokyo - Narita; Tokyo - Narita - Guam

Travel Cost - $1,281.75
Lodging Cost - $518.69
Meal Cost - $82.94
Other Cost - $28.03
Total Cost - $1,911.41

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - General Federation of Women's Clubs
Dates - June 26, 2004 - June 28, 2004 (3 days)
Location(s) - FL

Purpose - Guest speaker for 113th Annual Convention
Notes - Washington, DC - Florida

Travel Cost - $210.00
Lodging Cost - $278.00
Meal Cost - $66.14
Other Cost - $35.00
Total Cost - $589.14

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - General Federation of Women's Clubs of North Carolina
Dates - April 20, 2005 - April 21, 2005 (2 days)
Location(s) - Raleigh, NC

Purpose - To give a speech to the annual GFWC of North Carolina convention on women's issues in Congress
Notes - Washington, DC - Raleigh, NC - Washington, DC

Travel Cost - $153.40
Lodging Cost - $110.00
Meal Cost - $45.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $308.40

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - American Legacy Foundation
Dates - July 22, 2005 - July 24, 2005 (3 days)
Location(s) - Chicago, IL

Purpose - A minority health summit that highlighted important health issues facing minority communities today
Notes - Houston - Chicago / Chicago - Houston

Travel Cost - $687.16
Lodging Cost - $459.30
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,146.46

Additional family members - No

American RadioWorks |
Michael Walker with students in Minneapolis (photo: @MPS_BlackMales Twitter account)

Boosting Black Male Student Achievement

The Minneapolis Public School District created an Office of Black Male Student Achievement earlier this year. One goal of the office is to help young African American men graduate from high school in greater numbers.

Recent Posts

  • 01.22.15

    Free Community College for All

    President Barack Obama wants to make the first two years of community college free for what he calls “responsible students” who are “willing to work for it.” It’s being called “America’s College Promise.” This week on the podcast we examine the prospect of free community college for all.
  • 01.14.15

    What’s in a number?

    Our guest this week has a message for high school seniors and their parents who are poring over the latest college rankings lists: Put ‘em down.
  • 12.23.14

    Who’s missing from the achievement gap debate?

    The achievement gap refers to the disparities in academic success between lower-income students of color and their more affluent white counterparts. But according to Quyen Dinh, executive director of the national advocacy organization Southeast Asia Resource Action Center (SEARAC), one group often left out of the conversation is Southeast Asian American students.
  • 01.05.15

    Following the Money in Education Philanthropy

    Philanthropic foundations have been giving money to public education for years. But our guest this week argues that philanthropies are increasingly pushing specific educational agendas.