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Sequestration damages our community
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Sequestration damages our community

[caption id="attachment_25878" align="alignleft"]cbc-sequester-event-at-howard-universityCaption: CBC Chairman G. K. Butterfield (at podium), seated House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer and Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton.[/caption]Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) Chairman G. K. Butterfield (NC), House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD), Congresswoman Barbara Lee (CA) and Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (DC) Tuesday hosted a student roundtable at Howard University where they discussed sequestration and the disproportionate impact arbitrary cuts will have on minority communities, particularly to Pell Grant funding and student financial aid.

Application period begins for nation’s largest undergraduate scholarship for high-achieving, low-income high school students
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Application period begins for nation’s largest undergraduate scholarship for high-achieving, low-income high school students

[caption id="attachment_25793" align="alignleft"]stockvault-person-studying-and-learning---knowledge-concept178241stockvault.net[/caption]The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation is accepting applications for its College Scholarship Program, the largest undergraduate scholarship in the country. Students selected as Cooke Scholars will be awarded as much as $40,000 each year for four years for tuition, living expenses, books, and other required fees. Cooke scholarships are available to high-achieving high school seniors with financial need who seek to attend the nation’s best four-year colleges and universities.

Robbinsdale Cooper High School grads earn International Baccalaureate Diplomas
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Robbinsdale Cooper High School grads earn International Baccalaureate Diplomas

[caption id="attachment_25744" align="alignleft"]cooper-ibBlessing Ogunyemi, a 2015 graduate from Robbinsdale Cooper High School, is one of 14 Cooper students who earned an International Baccalaureate Diploma this past summer. She is pictured here after presenting the final copy of her Extended Essay to a teacher mentor last December.[/caption]Fourteen Robbinsdale Cooper High School graduates from the Class of 2015 earned prestigious International Baccalaureate Diplomas this past summer.

Students discuss social justice at R.E.A.C.H. Summit
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Students discuss social justice at R.E.A.C.H. Summit

[caption id="attachment_25741" align="alignleft"]dsc01476Teron Buford, Assistant Director of Admissions, Coordinator of Multicultural Recruitment, University of St. Thomas, leads a breakout discussion on race and economic issues within communities of color.[/caption]A diverse group of high school seniors from the Twin Cities found a safe space to discuss current events and concerns at the inaugural R.E.A.C.H. (Realizing Equity and Cultivating Hope) Summit hosted by the University of St. Thomas on Saturday, Sept. 12.

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