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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...
Lateefah Simon, 33, has advocated tirelessly on behalf of communities of color, youth and women since her teenage years. At age 15, she joined the Center for Young Women's Development, an outreach organization led by young women to provide peer-to-peer support to at-risk girls and young women in San Francisco. Simon began as a volunteer and eventua...
Jay Williams made history in November, 2005 when he became the youngest and the first African-American Mayor of Youngstown, Ohio. A former banker who left the corporate world to serve as director of the city’s community development agency, Williams staked his mayoral candidacy on an unusual and politically bold plan to revitalize the city. Once hom...
September 27, 2007 - August 17, 2008
Explore how the Kennedy Family's participation in athletics and pursuit of a vigorous life was translated into an ideal for the youth of America during the Presidency of John F. Kennedy.
IFP:83.1A "Peace Corps: Kennedy Launches Plan for U.S. Youth" 3/1/1961.
IFP:83.1A "Peace Corps: Kennedy Launches Plan for U.S. Youth"
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