President Obama: “A child’s course in life should be determined not by the zip code she’s born in.” “Promise Zone” locations.

Coco Rivers:

Good news! Especially when I was just raving about our ineffectual gov’t and why can’t they do more to help people. Good thing the post was mysteriously erased lmao.

Originally posted on MrMilitantNegro™:

 

By Jueseppi B.

President Barack Obama is introduced by 14 year-old student Kiara Molina at the Promise Zones Initiative, in the East Room of the White House.
President Barack Obama is introduced by 14 year-old student Kiara Molina at the Promise Zones Initiative, in the East Room of the White House.

 

 

President Obama: “A child’s course in life should be determined not by the zip code she’s born in”

 

Remarks by the President on Promise Zones

 

Yesterday, on the 50th anniversary of the War on Poverty, President Obama announced the first five “Promise Zone” locations across the U.S. The program, first unveiled at his State of the Union address last year, is an initiative that partners with local communities and businesses to create jobs, expand access to educational opportunities and spur economic mobility and security.

 

 

Joined by students from the Harlem Children’s Zone — a 17 year undertaking that found children will do better if those around them are doing better — the President spoke in…

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2 thoughts on “President Obama: “A child’s course in life should be determined not by the zip code she’s born in.” “Promise Zone” locations.”

  1. This man is truly the greatest speaker of our time. He has a terrific voice and his delivery is so inspiring. He needs more time in office. I worry about who could possibly replace him. If it were a woman I might choose the First Lady, or Maria Cantwell.

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