10:22 AM 22 Jun 1998
Attached is the PIR weekly report for June 13-19, 199B.
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FROM: JUDITH A. WINSTON THROUGH: ERSKINE BOWLES SYLVIA MATHEWS DATE: JUNE 19,1998 SUBJECT: PRESIDENT'S INITIATIVE ON RACE WEEKLY REPORT JUNE13-JUNE19 ADVISORY BOARD ACTIVITIES June Advisory Board Meeting_ Members of the Advisory Board participated in four subgroup meetings on June 17 where they discussed ideas and challenges in the areas of education, economic opportunity, leadership, values, and a vision for One America. The Advisory Board held a public meeting on Thursday, June 18 in Washington, D.C. and presented ideas and options raised during the subgroup meetings. For example, ideas that were discussed included establishing a Presidential council on race to continue the Initiative's work and increasing funding for school construction through Federal matching grants. Initiative staff will work with Advisory Board members following this meeting to include their discussions and recommendations in a written report to you. Letter on Race and Stereotypes. On behalf of the Advisory Board, Dr. Franklin has written a letter to you reporting on the March Advisory Board meeting in Denver on Race and Stereotypes. A copy of the letter is attached . . Tufts University. On June 12, Governor Winter spoke to a group of35 college presidents gathered at Tufts University in Boston. Governor Winter spoke about the Initiative and received a warm reception from the gathering. Members of the group urged that the work ofthe Initiative continue. American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee. On June 13, Linda Chavez Thompson and Chris Edley were the keynote speakers at the Fifteenth National Convention of the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee in Crystal City, Hex-Dump Conversion Virginia. Ms. Chavez-Thompson spoke about the accomplishments ofthe Initiative and urged the members of the audience to playa key role in building One America in the 21 st Century. Southern Growth Policies Board Conference. On June 16, Governor Winter introduced Dr. Franklin, who was the featured speaker at the Southern GrowthPolicies Board Conference in Louisville, Kentucky which was attended by political and private sector leaders. Native American Journalists Association. On June 19, Angela Oh and senior Initiative staff attended the Native American Journalists Association conference in Tempe, Arizona. Angela Oh gave the opening remarks and answered questions from the audience about the Initiative and its accomplishments during the breakfast session. OFFICE OF THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Public Service Announcement (PSA) Award. The PSA, "On Target," which the Initiative produced in conjunction with the Leadership Conference Education Fund, the Ad Council and the Griffin Bacal Advertising Agency won the 1998 Tele Award, the advertising industry's honor for best public service announcement. Corporate Leaders Forum. The Corporate Leaders Forum in st. Louis has been rescheduled from July 10 to July 23 as a result of a conflict in Secretary Slater's schedule. Congressional Conversations on Race. On June 17, I attended the first Congressional conversation on race, co-sponsored by Representatives John Lewis and Amo Houghton. The discussion included approximately 50 Members of Congress, and Colin Powell gave the keynote address. This was the first of four conversations on race that they plan to have in the coming year. National Council of La Raza. On June 15, I met with representatives of the National Council of La Raza, including their Executive Director Raul Yzaguirre, to discuss Initiative activities related to data and research on the Latino community. We agreed to continue to consult with them during the preparation of the Advisory Board's report to you. National Association of Latino Elected Officials (NALEO). On June 20, I will attend the annual NALEO Educational Fund conference and participate in a panel entitled "Dialogue on Race and Ethnic Relations" in Houston, Texas. The NALEO annual conference is the largest gathering of Latino elected and appointed officials with an expected attendance of 700 public officials. Mickey Ibarra will be addressing the conferees as well. 2 Hex-Dump Conversion Religious Leaders. On June 22, Chris Edley, Initiative staff, Office of Public Liaison staff, and I will meet with a small group of religious leaders to discuss ways in which they can build on the foundation established by the Initiative. FEDERAL AGENCY ACTIVITIES Department of Tustice Latino Civil Rights Awards. On June 25, the Attorney General Janet Reno will speak at the Latino Civil Rights Center's Annual Awards .. Department of Agriculture Memorandum of Agreement. The United States Department of Agriculture's Natural Resource Conservation Service has finalized a Memorandum of Agreement with the Minority Business Technology Consortium, and the Agricultural Research Service, to make agricultural technology more readily available to minority farmers and rural communities through the local Resource Conservation and Development Councils. Department of Commerce National Association of Latino Elected Officials. On June 20, Secretary William Daley will speak before the National Association of Latino Elected Officials in Houston, TX. Department of Labor Workforce Development. On June 24 and 25, Secretary Alexis Herman will meet with members of the Congressional Black Caucus and the Congressional Hispanic Caucus respectively to discuss the Workforce Development legislation. Department of Health and Human Services Organ Transplant Discrimination. On June 15, Deputy Inspector General George Grob was interviewed by the 300-station American Urban Radio Network on the IG's report, "Racial and Geographic Disparity in the Distribution of Organs for transplantation," which shows a growing disparity in the wait time between blacks and whites for kidney transplants. Department of Transportation African/African American Summit. On June 25, Secretary Rodney Slater will address the 3 Hex-Oump Conversion First Bi-Annual African/African American Summit Report to America in Washington, DC. Department of Energ v Summer Diversity Program. On June 19, Secretary Federico Pena will speak to student interns participating in the Department of Energy's Summer Diversity Program. Among the topics he will discuss are the importance of giving back to the community. He will also stress the importance of education and opportunities like the Department of Energy's summer internship program. Department of Education Department of Education Listening Session. .On June 22, Secretary Richard Riley will conduct the third and final listening session of the Department of Education's Department-wide race initiative. Department of Veterans Affairs Race Dialogues. On July I, the Department of Veteran Affairs' Deputy Assistant Secretary for Equal Opportunity will participate in a dialogue on race at the National Convention ofthe League of United Latin American Citizens in Dallas, TX. Small Business Administration Lending Outreach Initiative. Small Business Administration's Regional Administrator signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Kansas City Hispanic Chamber of Commerce to commit both organizations to work to further the agency's goals to increase lending activity in the underserved small business communities. Office of Personnel Management Hispanic Senior Executive Workshop. On June 24, Director Janice Lachance is co-hosting the Hispanic Senior Executive Workshop with the Department of Energy's Secretary Federico Pena. United States InfOrmation Agency Website Highlights Race Relations. The United States Information Agency's recently-launched website on perspectives on race relations features transcripts and background on the President's Initiative on Race, affirmative action and race, and law and ethnic diversity. 4 Hex-Dump Conversion 5