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Senior Official to Participate in NAACP Event Commemorating 60th Anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education


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Event Date 1: June 07, 2014 07:00 pm - June 07, 2014 09:00 pm

Brenda Girton-Mitchell, director of the U.S. Department of Education's Center for Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships, will give remarks during a banquet of the Gary, Indiana, chapter of National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). The event, held Saturday, June 7, in Gary, will commemorate the 60th anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education. Girton-Mitchell will discuss the need for more equitable educational opportunities, especially for minority students, the progress that has been made since that historic court ruling and the challenges that lie ahead.


Event 1
Who :

Brenda Girton-Mitchell, director, Center for Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships, U.S. Department of Education

What :

Remarks at NAACP event commemorating 60th anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education

When :

7 p.m. CT, Saturday, June 7, 2014

Where :

Genesis Center
One Genesis Center
Gary, Ind.

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