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Students Participate In Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Internship Program

NEW YORK, N.Y., July 18, 2007–Participants in the prestigious Congressional Black Caucus Foundation (CBCF) Internship Program attended a reception held at New York Life Insurance Company on Friday, July 13, 2007. At the reception, interns asked a panel of young African-American executives from New York Life questions about their personal and work-related achievements. Seven of this year’s 41 selected interns are pictured with the event's moderator and senior executive from New York Life Investment Management, LLC and a representative from the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Inc.

Pictured (from left to right): Sean Roker, from St. Albans, NY; Laurence Wilson, from Florissant, MO; Ralph Tyler, from Cleveland Heights, OH; Jefferson C. Boyce, senior managing director, New York Life Investment Management, LLC; Lynn Jennings, internship program manager, CBCF; Argatonia Weatherington, from Miami, FL; Elan Mitchell, from Atlanta, GA; Ashley Johnson, from Birmingham, AL.; and Jermaine Alexander, from Jamaica, NY.

This summer program allows talented undergraduate students to work on Capitol Hill with a member of the Congressional Black Caucus. Mr. Roker is interning for Rep. Gregory W. Meeks (D-6-NY); Mr. Wilson is interning for Rep.William Lacy Clay, Jr., (D-1-MO); Mr. Tyler is interning for Rep. Stephanie Tubbs Jones (D-11-OH); Ms. Weatherington is interning for Rep. Kendrick B. Meek (D-17-FL); Ms. Mitchell is interning for Rep. John Lewis (D-5-GA); Ms. Johnson is interning for Rep. Artur Davis (D-7-AL); and Mr. Alexander is interning for Rep. Charles B. Rangel (D-15-NY).

This is the seventh year the program has been funded in part by a grant from the New York Life Foundation. The New York Life Foundation is the major vehicle through which New York Life Insurance Company channels contributions to national and local nonprofit organizations. Through its Nurturing the Children initiative, the Foundation supports organizations, programs and services that target young people, particularly in the areas of mentoring, safe places to learn and grow, and educational enhancement opportunities. Since 1979, the New York Life Foundation has donated more than $100 million to national and local non-profit organizations. Please visit New York Life’s Web site at

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