DOE Press Conference for Major Announcement on Promise Neighborhoods

20 Sep 2010 |

The DOE has put out an official statement for media about tomorrow’s major announcement on the Promise Neighborhoods program, including a press conference followed by a press call.

Stay tuned to our website, www.promiseneighborhoodsinstitute.org, our Facebookpage, and our Twitter feed throughout the day tomorrow for information on the announcement as we receive it!

Click on the link or check out the full text below:

Arne Duncan, Kathleen Sebelius, Shaun Donovan and Melody Barnes to Hold Press Conference for Major Announcement on Promise Neighborhoods

Secretary Duncan will hold press call following the conference, at 2:30 p.m.

Contact: Elaine Quesinberry or Jim Bradshaw, (202) 401-1576, press@ed.gov

Event Date : September 21, 2010 02:00 pm
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius, U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Shaun Donovan and the Director of the White House Domestic Policy Council Melody Barnes will hold a press conference at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 21, on the Department of Education Plaza to make a major announcement about the Promise Neighborhoods program. The program will provide support for community-based efforts to create cradle-to-career services, designed to improve educational outcomes for students in distressed neighborhoods. For those who cannot attend the press conference, Secretary Duncan will hold a press call at 2:30 p.m.

Event 1

Who : U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Shaun Donovan Director of the White House Domestic Policy Council Melody Barnes

What : Press conference on Promise Neighborhoods

When : Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2010 at 2 p.m. EDT

Where : U.S. Dept. of Education Lyndon Baines Johnson building, outdoor plaza 400 Maryland S.W. Washington, D.C.

Event 2

Who : U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan

What : Press conference call on Promise Neighborhoods

When : Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2010 at 2:30 p.m. EDT

Where : Reporters Dial-in: 877-918-1350