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LANDRIEU, MARY L, Democratic Party
Louisiana

Total number of trips - 4
Total cost of trips - $7,429.90

Average cost per trip - $1,857.48
Total number of days spent traveling - 22 days
Rank of representative - 464 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - Congressional Coalition on Adoption
Dates - April 11, 2003 - April 19, 2003 (9 days)
Location(s) - Romania

Purpose - Take part in a congressional delegation; met with high ranking officials on child welfare and adoption; tour orphanages and other child welfare institutions
Notes -

Travel Cost - $2,550.00
Lodging Cost - $900.00
Meal Cost - $1,360.00
Other Cost - $720.00
Total Cost - $5,530.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Business Govt Relations Council
Dates - October 15, 2004 - October 17, 2004 (3 days)
Location(s) - White Sulphur Springs, WV

Purpose - Speaker at Annual Meeting
Notes -

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost - $1,814.00
Meal Cost - $85.90
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,899.90

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - CCAI (Congressional Coalition on Adoption)
Dates - May 23, 2004 - May 29, 2004 (7 days)
Location(s) - Uganda

Purpose - Fact-finding trip and meet with officials on the issues of orphans
Notes - This information is from a Senate personal financial disclosure report and does not include dollar amounts.

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost -

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - CCAI (Congressional Coalition on Adoption)
Dates - September 2, 2004 - September 4, 2004 (3 days)
Location(s) - Honduras - El Salvador

Purpose - Meet with govt officials on issues of orphans and fact-finding
Notes - Washington, DC - Honduras - El Salvador This information is from a Senate personal financial disclosure report and does not include dollar amounts.

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost -

Additional family members - No

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Martin Luther King Jr. is jostled in Memphis as the march he's leading on March 28, 1968 turns violent. Photo courtesy University of Memphis Libraries.

King's Last March

Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated on April 4, 1968. Four decades later, King remains one of the most vivid symbols of hope for racial unity in America. But that's not the way he was viewed in the last year of his life.

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  • 01.22.15

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    Following the Money in Education Philanthropy

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    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.