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MINK, PATSY, Democratic Party
Hawaii

Total number of trips - 5
Total cost of trips - $10,177.61

Average cost per trip - $2,035.52
Total number of days spent traveling - 10 days
Rank of representative - 431 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - Asian American Bar Association, Japanese American Service Committee
Dates - September 30, 2000 - October 1, 2000 (2 days)
Location(s) - Chicago, IL

Purpose - key note 2000 Fugi Festival
Notes - took Wendy Mink

Travel Cost - $4,144.06
Lodging Cost - $500.00
Meal Cost - $100.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $4,744.06

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Bryn Mar College
Dates - March 1, 2002 - March 1, 2002 (1 days)
Location(s) - Bryn Mar College, PA

Purpose - conference speaker on welfare reform.
Notes - Note next to sponsor says "billed but not yet received".

Travel Cost - $95.00
Lodging Cost - $136.75
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $231.75

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Asian Pacific American Law Students Association
Dates - March 2, 2002 - March 3, 2002 (2 days)
Location(s) - Not specified

Purpose - keynote speaker at National Asian American Conference on Law and Public Policy, dinner
Notes - Note next to sponsor says "billed but not yet received".

Travel Cost - $388.80
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $388.80

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Brookings
Dates - January 9, 2002 - January 11, 2002 (3 days)
Location(s) - Scottsdale, AZ

Purpose - welfare reform retreat
Notes - spouse John F. Mink accompanied.

Travel Cost - $2,868.00
Lodging Cost - $932.00
Meal Cost - $524.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $4,324.00

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - National Organization for Women
Dates - June 22, 2002 - June 23, 2002 (2 days)
Location(s) - St. Paul, MN

Purpose - keynote and receive award.
Notes -

Travel Cost - $360.00
Lodging Cost - $129.00
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $489.00

Additional family members - No

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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.