Joint Center Meets with HUD Secretary Dr. Ben Carson

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Jul

Joint Center Meets with HUD Secretary Dr. Ben Carson

On Thursday, July 27, the Joint Center – partnering with INSIGHT America – organized a breakfast with Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Dr. Ben Carson.

Dr. Benjamin S. Carson, Sr., M.D., was sworn in at the 17th Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development on March 2, 2017. Prior to his role in HUD, Secretary Carson served as Director of Pedriatric Neurosurgery for 30 years at the Johns Hopkins Children's Center. Throughout his career, Dr. Carson received numerous honors and awards, including, Presidential Medal of Freedom and the NAACP's Springarn Medal. Dr. Carson graduated from Yale University and earned his M.D. from the University of Michigan Medical School. 

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Meeting Participants: 

Thurgood Marshall College Fund Director of Government Relations Ray Anderson

The Podesta Group Principal Paul Brathwaite

Atlanta Housing Authority President & CEO Catherine Buell

U.S. Black Chambers President & CEO Ron Busby, Sr.

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Dr. Ben Carson

NAACP Legal Defense Fund Director of Policy Todd Cox

Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Vice President of Research and Policy Analysis

Menna Demessie

Thurgood Marshall College Fund Director of Government Affairs Paris Dennard

Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities Executive Director of Legislative Affairs

Alicia Diaz

CSX Director of Federal Affairs Garrick Francis

PRRAC Housing Policy Director Megan Haberle

Comcast Vice President of Government Affairs Earle Jones

Jack Kemp Foundation President Jimmy Kemp

National Council of Negro Women Executive Director Janice Mathis

Center for Urban Renewal and Education National Director Rev. Derek McCoy

National Hispanic Caucus of State Legislators Policy Lead Guillermo Mena

The George Washington University Law School Dean Blake D. Morant

African American Mayors Association Deputy Executive Director Everton Morris

Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies Spencer Overton

J Parker & Associates Managing Director January Parker

Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities Intern Rebecca Perdomo

National Hispanic Caucus of State Legislators Executive Director Kenneth Romero

Prosperity Now Director of Affordable Homeownership Doug Ryan

INSIGHT America Co-Founder Elroy Sailor

National Fair Housing Alliance President & CEO Shanna Smith

UnidosUS Policy Analyst Agatha So

Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Counsel Dorian Spence

African American Mayors Association Executive Director Stephanie Mash Sykes

Thurgood Marshall College Fund President & CEO Johnny C. Taylor, Jr.

Citigroup Managing Director of Federal Government Affairs Paul Thornell

Urban Institute President Sarah Wartell

 

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