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The White House Martin Luther King, Jr. Champions of Change program

Dec 07, 2011

Dear Friend,

The White House Champions of Change program highlights the stories and examples of citizens across the country that represents President Obama’s vision of out-innovating, out-educating, and out-building the rest of the world through projects and initiatives that moves their communities forward.  In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Day of Service in his honor on January 16, 2012, the White House is seeking recommendations of individuals and organizations who are committed to giving back to their community and who are working to help provide economic opportunities to those in need.

Tell us about a leader or an organization in your community who are committed to giving back to their community and who are working to help provide economic opportunities to those in need and how it’s improving the lives of people in or around your community. Submit your leader or organization in this web form for a chance to come to the White House to be honored for their excellent work.

Here are some examples of great leaders that are winning the future to give you an idea of what we’re looking for:

 

For Form:

Leader Name: *

Leader Organization: *

Leader Email Address:

Leader Phone:

Leader City: *

Leader State: *

Leader/Organization Details: (Please describe the leader or organization in detail.)

Leader/Organization Results: (How has their work helped others in their community? How have they provided access to economic opportunities or improved the economic conditions of those in their community?)

Recommendation Name:*

Recommendation Organization

Recommendation Email:*

 

Please submit all recommendations by December 12th, 2011 to Africanamericans@who.eop.gov

 

Best,

Heather J. Foster

The White House| Office of Public Engagement, Associate Director