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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Minority Health (OMH) announced the selection of the Morehouse School of Medicine as the awardee for a new $40 million initiative to fight COVID-19 in racial and ethnic minority, rural and socially vulnerable communities. The Morehouse School of Medicine will enter into a cooperative agreement with OMH to lead the initiative to coordinate a strategic network of national, state, territorial, tribal and local organizations to deliver COVID-19-related information to communities hardest hit by the pandemic.

PRINCETON – Princeton University, a prestigious Ivy League university in New Jersey, has named Caribbean Canadian Nicholas Johnson, son of a Bahamian father and Jamaican mother, the first black valedictorian in the school’s 274-year history.  

The COMTO Fort Lauderdale Scholarship Program was designed to encourage minority High School students to consider a career in transportation and to support minority post-secondary education students majoring in a transportation related field. The scholarships being offered are a one-time award for students enrolled in school in 2020-2021 for:

Miami-Dade County Public Schools has served the community over the last century, improving education and offering quality programs for families. Over 75 years ago, the school district took it a step further, offering its first adult and community education program at Lindsey Hopkins Technical Education Center.

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