Photo Gallery: Secretary Solis Visits Philadelphia
(October 28, 2011)
- Secretary Solis with Dianna Saenz, director of communications - North America for Oceana, at Social Venture Network's Fall Conference in Philadelphia. Solis participated in an interactive discussion with approximately 250 attendees that focused on the nation's economic recovery, current federal job creation incentives, and how business leaders and policymakers can work together to get more Americans back to work.
- During the visit to Southwest Leadership Academy, Secretary Solis sat down with Amachi Program Director Yvonne Addison, mentor Tiffany Simmons and 6th-grade mentee Jaulie Cantave. The Amachi Program is a nationally recognized youth mentoring program.
- Dr. Joseph Meade, president of the Philadelphia Leadership Foundation, showed Secretary Solis ongoing community developments in the local area surrounding Southwest Leadership Academy Charter School.
- Secretary Solis observed a science experiment by science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) students at Esperanza Academy Charter High School in Philadelphia.
- Secretary Solis smiled during presentations by science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) students at Esperanza Academy Charter High School in Philadelphia.
- Secretary Solis delivered inspirational remarks to the audience of Esperanza Academy Charter High School administrators, students, and staff.