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Trips by*

Thad Huguley


Total cost of 8 trips: $25,174.77


Trips traveled under the office of Marion Berry

Destination: HAMBURG
Sponsor: Checkpoint Charlie Foundation
Purpose: STUDY GERMAN POLITICS AND CULTURE
Date: May 26, 2001 (8 days)
Expense: $1,680.00
source

Destination: TOURED KIT CARSON ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE SERVICE AREA
Sponsor: National Rural Electric Cooperative Association
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: Jun 30, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,500.00
source

Destination: SANTIAGO
Sponsor: Chilean-American Chamber of Commerce
Purpose: FACT-FINDING MISSION TO CHILE. FOCUSED PRIMARILY ON US/CHILE FREE TRADE AGREEMENT
Date: Jun 28, 2003 (5 days)
Expense: $1,516.00
source

Destination: RAPID CITY, SD - GILLETTE, WY
Sponsor: Arkansas Electric Cooperatives Inc
Purpose: TOUR COAL MINE AND DISCUSS RELEVANT ISSUES
Date: Jul 12, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,220.17
source

Destination: DOHA
Sponsor: QATAR CENTER FOR EDUCATION & CULTURE EXCHANGE PROGRAM
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL & CULTURAL EXCHANGE PROGRAM
Date: Jan 9, 2004 (6 days)
Expense: $7,700.00
source

Destination: JONESBORO - HAVANA - MEMPHIS
Sponsor: JULIE AND MARTY BELE CHARITABLE FOUNDATION
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: Jul 15, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $2,960.00
source

Destination: BRASILIA - RIO DA JANEIRO
Sponsor: Brazil Information Center
Purpose: U.S./BRAZIL CONGRESSIONAL STAFF DIALOGUE AND FACT-FINDING
Date: Feb 21, 2005 (7 days)
Expense: $6,660.60
source

Destination: SEATTLE
Sponsor: Microsoft Corporation
Purpose: TOURED MICROSOFT CAMPUS AND BRIEFED ON FEDERAL ISSUES OF INTEREST TO MICROSOFT
Date: Jun 2, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,938.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Thad Huguley.


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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.

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