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Information Bulletin
October 25, 2011

 

LOS ANGELES CITY COLLEGE ALUMNA
DR. MARGARET MARTIN RECEIVES
2011 PRESIDENTIAL CITIZEN'S MEDAL

On October 20, 2011, Dr. Margaret Martin and Project Harmony received the Presidential Citizens Medal. Dr. Martin, an alumna of LACC, was selected out of 6000 nominations to receive this honor for her work with Project Harmony. Project Harmony (founded by Dr. Martin) is an award-winning nonprofit organization that targets at-risk youth in underserved areas of Los Angeles. They promote positive youth development through on-going year-round music lessons and ensemble participation.

Listed below is the link to Project Harmony and the medal ceremony.
www.Harmony-Project.org

1. Visit  http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/21134540/vp/44982562#44982562 to see last Thursday's Nightly News (from New York) with Brian Williams, which featured Harmony Project, in celebration of Margaret as a 2011 Presidential Citizens Medal recipient.  In addition to the piece that was aired on Thursday night, Oct 20th, there are additional pieces posted on the msnbc website.  The NBC piece was beautifully done.

2. Visit: http://www.whitehouse.gov/photos-and-video/video/2011/10/20/president-obama-presents-2011-presidential-citizens-medals The White House website, where you can view the entire 2011 Presidential Citizen's Medal event, including President Obama's address.

3.  Visit: http://byutv.org/watch/deef44fe-f031-4c5b-9f70-c3e49e14f278  Harmony Project is prominently featured in a one-hour episode of an incredible series called "Turning Point".

4. Visit: http://www.myfoxdc.com/dpp/mornings/presidential-citizens-medal-recipient-margaret-martin-visited-fox-5-102011.  Margaret's interview on Fox 5 News, Washington DC.

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