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Trips by*

Priya Dayananda


Total cost of 6 trips: $13,632.34


Trips traveled under the office of Steve Israel

Destination: NEW YORK CITY
Sponsor: NASDAQ
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL TRIP
Date: Apr 19, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $542.84
source


Trips traveled under the office of Gregory Meeks

Destination: NEW YORK CITY
Sponsor: Securities Industry Association
Purpose: HOUSING MORTGAGE INDUSTRY
Date: Feb 7, 2000
Expense: $271.50
source

Destination: CLEWISTON, FLORIDA
Sponsor: FLORIDA SUGAR CANE LEAGUE & SUGAR GROWERS COOPERATIVE OF FLORI
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL TRIP TO LEARN ABOUT THE CULTIVATION, HARVESTING, PROCESSING, REFINING & MARKETING OF SUGARCANE
Date: Feb 23, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $736.00
source

Destination: SAUDI ARABIA
Sponsor: Council of Saudi Chambers of Commerce & Industry
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: Apr 13, 2000 (10 days)
Expense: $7,265.00
source

Destination: ACCRA, GHANA
Sponsor: Hopkins Lawrence & Bailey PC
Purpose: FACT FINDING MISSION
Date: Jul 29, 2000 (7 days)
Expense: $2,530.00
source

Destination: BRUSSELS AND PARIS FRANCE
Sponsor: German Marshall Fund of the United States
Purpose: FACT FINDING - LEARN ABOUT NATO & THE EUROPEAN UNION
Date: Nov 8, 2000 (8 days)
Expense: $2,287.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Priya Dayananda.


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

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