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White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics Deputy Director Marco Davis to Give Remarks at Third Annual Color of Leadership Conference: A Male Perspective


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Event Date 1: March 29, 2014 09:00 am - 11:00 am

Deputy Director Marco Davis of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics (WHIEEH) will give keynote remarks at the Third Annual Color of Leadership Conference: A Male Perspective on Saturday, March 29, in Arlington, Va. Davis will discuss President Obama’s My Brother’s Keeper Initiative and the work the WHIEEH and its stakeholders are doing to support educational achievement and better life outcomes for Hispanic males.

The conference, sponsored by Arlington Public Schools’ Office of Minority Achievement, is designed to provide middle school-aged boys with skills and knowledge to enhance leadership skills and make positive choices about their future. Students from throughout the school system will attend the daylong conference, and will participate in workshops on topics such as conflict resolution, dressing for success, and success in high school. In the afternoon, they will attend a workshop on pursuing a career related to their interests.

On Oct. 19, 2010, President Obama signed Executive Order 13555, renewing the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics and demonstrating the administration’s strong support for the critical role Hispanics play in the overall prosperity of the nation.


Event 1
Who : Deputy Director Marco Davis, White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics
What : Third Annual Color of Leadership Conference: A Male Perspective
When : 9 a.m., Saturday, March 29, 2014
Where : Wakefield High School
1325 S. Dinwiddie Street
Arlington, Va.
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