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U.S. Education Secretary to Participate in Discussion on the Power of Community Involvement and Volunteerism in Helping to Improve Nation's Lowest-Performing Schools


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Event Date 1: June 19, 2012 04:30 pm - 06:30 pm

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will join Wendy Spencer, CEO of the Corporation for National and Community Service, for a conversation about service, volunteerism and education at the Points of Light Institute’s national conference, “Celebrating the Power of Service in Education.” The discussion will take place on Tuesday, June 19, at the McCormick Place Convention Center in Chicago. It will be moderated by Soledad O’Brien, special correspondent and anchor for CNN, and will address how community service and volunteerism are essential forces to propel improvement of our nation’s lowest-achieving schools.


Event 1
Who : U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan
Wendy Spencer, CEO, Corporation for National and Community Service
Laysha Ward, president, Target Community Relations
Soledad O’Brien, special correspondent and anchor, CNN
What : A moderated discussion on the role of community service and volunteerism in improving our nation’s lowest-performing schools
When : 4:30 p.m. CT Tuesday, June 19, 2012
Where : McCormick Place Convention Center
2301 South Lake Shore Dr.
3rd Floor Skyline Ballroom
Chicago, Ill.
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