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March 14, 2013  • Henry Crown Fellows Newsletter

Eric Motley visited the West Coast in early March to serve on a panel at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library. After successfully directing the Commission to Reform the Reform the Federal Appointments Process, Eric was asked to serve on the newly created bi-partisan “Commission on Politcal Reform.” The Commission members comprise of former governors, US Senators, Ambassadors and former White House leaders. The Commission will have year-round hearings at Presidential Libraries across the country. 

Congratulations to Peter Kellner, co-founder of Endeavor— the global entrepreneurship nonprofit organization, which recently announced its first U.S. expansion.  The Miami Herald writes, “The Knight Foundation will donate $2 million in funding to launch the first U.S. center for global nonprofit Endeavor. The office will serve Miami entrepreneurs.”  Read more here.

Cory Booker was recently ranked #2 in The Root 100 for 2012.  The Root 100 are black achievers and influencers between the ages of 25 and 45 who represent the ideals of The Root.  Cory earned this position because he is “Mayor of Newark, N.J., and rising political star who delivered a fiery speech at the Democratic National Convention.”  Click here to see the complete list of The Root 100 for 2012.