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    Cory Booker 2008

    When Cory A. Booker, 39, took the oath of office as mayor of New Jersey’s largest city on July 1, 2006, he assumed the leadership of a city plagued by crime and economic blight. Booker immediately launched a “100-Day Plan” to improve public safety, develop the economy, and reform city government. Among his early reforms were a reorganization of the...

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    Giovanna Negretti 2008

    Giovanna Negretti, 37, is the co-founder and executive director of Oiste?, established in 1999 to provide Massachusetts Latinos with the tools and training to enter public service. The organization was founded in response to concern about the underrepresentation of Latinos in public decision making roles. While its original goal was to provide non-...

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    The American Ireland Fund

    The American Ireland Fund helps people in need by supporting worthy and innovative projects in both Ireland and the U.S.

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    JFK50 Voices

    The legacy of President John F. Kennedy and his administration continues to resonate in today’s society. This is a collection of short interviews with leading figures in politics, science and innovation, the arts, diplomacy, and civil rights discussing how President Kennedy influenced them and their work.

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    Jacqueline Kennedy Entertains: The Art of the White House Dinner

    April 12, 2007 - April 03, 2008 Elegant and uplifting entertaining was a hallmark of the Kennedy presidency. Jacqueline Kennedy Entertains: The Art of the White House Dinner special exhibit portrays Jacqueline Kennedy's distinctive and innovative approach to entertaining in the White House using the collections of the John F. Kennedy Presid...

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    Bill White (2007)

    As the Mayor of Houston, Texas, Bill White marshaled the resources and goodwill of his city to provide refuge and essential services to hundreds of thousands of people who fled the Gulf Coast after Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. White led a community-wide effort that included diverting convention and event business to open the region's convention cen...

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    Georgia House Minority Leader and Detroit Social Entrepreneur to be Honored by Caroline Kennedy as Recipients of 2012 John F. Kennedy New Frontier Awards (November 19, 2012)

    Boston, MA - Caroline Kennedy today will present the ninth annual John F. Kennedy New Frontier Awards to Stacey Abrams, Georgia House Minority Leader and the first woman to lead either party in the Georgia General Assembly, and Veronika Scott, founder of The Empowerment Plan, an innovative humanitarian project that is creating a new garment indu...

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