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Trips by*

Rob Neal


Total cost of 8 trips: $14,790.30


Trips traveled under the office of George Nethercutt

Destination: HAVANA, CUBA
Sponsor: Washington Office on Latin America
Purpose: ASSESSMENT OF FOOD & MEDICINE SANCTIONS
Date: Feb 20, 2000 (4 days)
Expense: $1,241.17
source

Destination: MIAMI, FL
Sponsor: World Trade Center Miami
Purpose: TO GIVE A PRESENTATION ON "SELLING FOOD PRODUCTS TO CUBA" AT THE III AMERICAS FOOD & BEVERAGE SHOW
Date: Nov 29, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $433.76
source

Destination: WASHINGTON, DC-HAVANA, CUBA
Sponsor: Lexington Institute
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: Jan 21, 2001 (4 days)
Expense: $2,214.00
source

Destination: HOT SPRINGS, VA
Sponsor: Grocery Manufacturers of America
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL ISSUES FORUM
Date: May 18, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $625.50
source

Destination: SEATTLE
Sponsor: DENDREON CORPORATION; TARGETED GENETICS; IMMUNEX
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: Aug 5, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,779.87
source

Destination: BWI; OSLO, NORWAY; TRONDHEIM, NORWAY; BERGEN, NORWAY; STAVANGER, NORW.
Sponsor: NORWEGIAN MINISTRY OF DEFENSE
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: Jan 12, 2002 (9 days)
Expense: $3,200.00
source

Destination: WASHINGTON, DC-CANCUN, MEXICO
Sponsor: WORLD DEVELOPMENT SERVICE
Purpose: CONFERENCE ON AGRICULTURAL SALES TO CUBA
Date: Jan 30, 2002 (4 days)
Expense: $2,546.00
source

Destination: DC-CAIRO AND LUXOR, EGYPT
Sponsor: American Arab Chamber of Commerce
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: Jan 17, 2003 (7 days)
Expense: $2,750.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Rob Neal.


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

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    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.