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Area YouthBuild student meets with U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan

 

Dan Dudley from Red Lake YouthBuild meets with U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan in Washington, D.C. on Thursday, August 18, 2011. Dudley and other YouthBuild graduates discussed the difficulty of getting access to education and job training opportunities in rural areas with few services (U.S. Department of Education).

On Thursday, August 19, Dan Dudley from Red Lake YouthBuild met with U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan in Washington, D.C. to discuss issues facing rural disconnected youth.

Dan is 21 years old and a graduate of Red Lake YouthBuild, sponsored by the Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians. This spring he participated in YouthBuild USA’s Council of Young Leaders conference, where he has proven his leadership skills. He is attending Northwest Technical College in Bemidji, MN.

Dan Dudley (left) from Red Lake YouthBuild meets with U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan in Washington, D.C. on Thursday, August 18, 2011. Dudley and other YouthBuild graduates discussed the difficulty of getting access to education and job training opportunities in rural areas with few services (U.S. Department of Education).

 

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