November 2010, Volume 14, Number 5

Features

Obama Picks Padrón to Lead National Initiative

President Barack Obama and MDC President Eduardo J. Padrón
President Barack Obama appointed MDC President Eduardo J. Padrón to chair the new White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans during a recent official meeting in Washington, D.C.

President Barack Obama has selected MDC President Eduardo J. Padrón to chair the newly created White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans. He will lead a group of academics, business leaders and philanthropists charged with the responsibility to provide guidance to the Administration on education issues related to Hispanics and to address academic excellence and opportunities in the Hispanic community. Five U.S. presidents have chosen Padrón for posts of national prominence in the past.

“I want to thank Eduardo Padrón for this. He is a leader in my efforts,” said President Obama during his presentation.


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