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Executive Director of the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities to Discuss Education Equity at 2012 National Urban League Conference in New Orleans


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Event Date 1: July 27, 2012 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

John S. Wilson, executive director of the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), will participate in a panel discussion at the 2012 National Urban League Annual Conference on Friday, July 27, in New Orleans. In the session, “Building Education Partnerships: Support, Achievement and Opportunity,” Wilson will discuss education equity and the components of effective public-private partnerships in higher education.

The mission of the National Urban League movement is to enable African Americans to secure economic self-reliance, parity, power and civil rights. The theme of this year’s conference, which is underway through Saturday, July 28, is “Occupy the Vote: Employment and Education Empower the Nation.”


Event 1
Who : John S. Wilson, executive director of the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities
What : Participation in panel discussion on building education partnerships at the 2012 National Urban League Conference
When : 10:30 a.m. CT Friday, July 27, 2012
Where : Ernest N. Morial Convention Center
900 Convention Center Boulevard
New Orleans, La.
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