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Trips sponsored by

United Auto Workers


Total cost of 7 trips: $2,620.23


Traveler: David Bonior (from the office of David Bonior)
Destination: ONAWAY, MICHIGAN (BLACK LAKE)
Purpose: SPEAKERS ENGAGEMENT
Date: Aug 18, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $270.00
source

Traveler: David Bonior (from the office of David Bonior)
Destination: DETROIT-LAS VEGAS-WASHINGTON, DC
Purpose: SPEAKERS ENGAGEMENT
Date: Jun 3, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $526.60
source

Traveler: Barbara Lee (from the office of Barbara Lee)
Destination: LAS VEGAS, NV
Purpose: SPEECH TO NATIONAL ORGANIZATION OF LEGAL SERVICE WORKERS (NOLSW)
Date: Jan 14, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $321.14
source

Traveler: Amador Aguillen (from the office of Nancy Pelosi)
Destination: SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS TO CLEVELAND, OHIO TO WASHINGTON, DC (LORRAINE, OHIO)
Purpose: TO SPEAK AT THE 8TH ANNUAL HISPANIC LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE
Date: Apr 25, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $220.00
source

Traveler: Danny Davis (from the office of Danny Davis)
Destination: INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA
Purpose: KEYNOTE SPEAKER AT THEIR 3RD ANNUAL DIVERSITY DINNER CEREMONY
Date: Jan 17, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $286.20
source

Traveler: Louise Mcintosh Slaughter (from the office of Louise Mcintosh Slaughter)
Destination: ROCHESTER, NY - ATLANTIC CITY, NJ
Purpose: SPEAKER AT A CONFERENCE
Date: Apr 26, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $155.00
source

Traveler: Wm. Lacy Clay (from the office of William Clay)
Destination: INDIANAPOLIS, IN, CINCINNATI, OH
Purpose: SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT-UAW REGION 3'S 4TH ANNUAL DIVERSITY DINNER & AWARDS CEREMONY
Date: Jan 15, 2005
Expense: $841.29
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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.