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    NAACP Annual Convention

    Participants spoke about the NAACP’s policy priorities including financial services, health care, criminal justice, employment and civil rights. They focused on how various Obama…

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    Youth, Job Training, and Education

    Panelists talked about ideas to help young people acquire job skills. Topics included apprenticeships and education, the need for public sector job creation to supplement the private…

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    Economic Growth and Equality

    The Center for American Progress held a forum on economic growth and equality. After opening remarks from Vanessa Cárdenas and Angela Glover Blackwell, members of the first panel talked…

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    Economic Climate and Minority Communities

    Representative Emanuel Cleaver introduced a panel of public policy analysts who talked about the impact of proposed cuts to programs such as Medicare and Medicaid, and the role of…

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    Prayer Breakfast in Honor of Martin Luther King

    Education Secretary Arne Duncan was the keynote speaker at the breakfast hosted by Reverend Al Sharpton’s National Action Network on Martin Luther King, Jr’s legacy and the future of civil…

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    Racial Employment Disparities Among Young Adults

    Panelists talked about an Urban Institute report finding that African American high school graduates will take 20 percent longer than white graduates to find a job lasting more than six…

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    Reclaim the Dream Rally

    The National Action Network held a “Reclaim the Dream” rally at Dunbar High School in Washington, D.C. Speakers included Reverend Al Sharpton, Education Secretary Arne Duncan, Urban League…

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