Posted: July 17, 2003
LOCAL LEADERS AT WHITE HOUSE
WILMINGTON, --- Community leaders
from Delaware participated in a White House Summit of Urban Leaders
President George W. Bush addressed
the attendees, focusing on his administration’s initiatives on
education, housing and urban renewal through faith-based
“We will accomplish a lot here at
home if we use all the resources available to our communities,”
President Bush said. “I will continue to tell the American people
one of the great untapped resources for government is to work
side-by-side with the faith community.”
The Delaware delegation to the
summit included Chipman L. Flowers, Jr., chair of the Multicultural
Judges & Lawyers Section of the Delaware State Bar Association; Dr.
Jaime H. Rivera, chair of the Governor’s Advisory Council on
Hispanic Affairs; Mr. Rhett Ruggerio, executive assistant of
Wilmington Mayor James Baker; and Ms. Marilyn Whittington, executive
director of the Delaware Humanities Forum.
Delaware GOP Executive Director
Troy A. Brocco said he is pleased with the reports he’s received
from the Delaware delegation to the summit.
“Under the leadership of President
Bush and Chairman Terry Strine we are seeing true partnerships
emerge that will strengthen our communities in substantive ways,”
Mr. Brocco said.
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