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Mayor Vincent C. Gray and Community Partners Announce New Collaborative Cradle-to-Career Initiative

Mayor Vincent C. Gray and Community Partners Announce New Collaborative Cradle-to-Career Initiative

 

From Robert Marus: Mayor Vincent C. Gray joined leaders from the government, private, philanthropic and non-profit sectors today in unveiling Raise DC, the District’s comprehensive new cradle-to-career initiative. The effort, which lays out a set of measurable outcomes and targets to ensure that all District youth are career-ready by age 24, joins a national movement of cities working to bring together a cross-sector group of leaders organized around a set of common goals and committed to using data to drive improvements.

 

Statement from Chairman Brown on Mayor Gray's FY 2013 Budget Proposal

 

Today, DC Council Chair Kwame Brown released the following statement after Mayor Vincent C. Gray released his fiscal year 2013 budget proposal:

“This morning, the Mayor presented his budget proposal for fiscal year 2013 to the Council.  Over the coming weeks, we will analyze his proposal carefully, program by program, to determine its impact on the residents and businesses of the District of Columbia.  

D.C. Council Members Start The Day With A Healthy Breakfast

D.C. Council Members Start The Day With A Healthy Breakfast

 

From Karen Sibert:

DC Council Chairman Kwame R. Brown arrived to work this morning to a healthy breakfast delivered by students from Kimball Elementary School in Ward 7. He was joined by Ward 3 Member Mary Cheh, who organized the event, and Councilmembers Phil Mendelson (At-Large) and Yvette Alexander (Ward 7). The students served a wholesome meal of wheat French toast, turkey sausage, fruit, and milk before the start of the Committee of Whole meeting.

Ward 5 Economic Development Roundtable

Ward 5 Economic Development Roundtable

From Karen Sibert: On Tuesday, February 21 from 6:30 p.m.-10:00 p.m., the D.C. Council will hold a public roundtable on Ward 5 economic development projects.

 

The purpose of this public oversight roundtable is to provide the public with an opportunity to learn about and comment on economic development programs/projects in Ward 5.

 

Councilmember Cheh Again Calls for Thomas to Step Down

Councilmember Cheh Again Calls for Thomas to Step Down

 

From Kiara Pesante:

Yesterday, Councilmember Mary Cheh, Chair Pro Tempore of the Council of the District of Columbia, issued the following statement on the charges brought against Councilmember Harry “Tommy” Thomas, Jr.:

 

Brenda Donald To Head District Child And Family Services Agency

Brenda Donald To Head District Child And Family Services Agency

From Robert Marus:

Today, Mayor Vincent C. Gray named Brenda Donald as his pick to lead the District’s Child and Family Services Agency (CFSA).

Historic DC Jobs Bill Passed Into Law

Historic DC Jobs Bill Passed Into Law

 

From David Meadows: