NEW YORK, N.Y., JULY 30, 2008 – New York Life Insurance Company recently hosted a reception for participants of the prestigious Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Inc. Internship Program in recognition of the Company’s eighth year of support of this summer program. The program provides undergraduate students the opportunity to work on Capitol Hill with a member of the Congressional Black Caucus, Inc.
Nine of this year’s 44 selected interns are pictured with a New York Life executive officer and a representative from the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Inc.
Pictured, front row from left to right: Britney Bennett from East Cleveland, Ohio, is interning for Rep. Stephanie Tubbs Jones (D-11-OH); Ambria Lankford from Huntsville, Alabama, is interning for Rep. Artur Davis (D-7-AL); Jasmine Vines from Oceanside, California, is interning for Rep. Kendrick Meek (D-17-FL); Ervin Johnson, internship program manager of the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Inc.; Jeff Boyce, senior managing director, New York Life Investment Management; Alexandra McCrary-Dennis from Atlanta, Georgia, is interning for Rep. John Lewis (D-5-GA); Charla Lauriston from Haiti is interning for Rep. Charles Rangel (D-15-NY); and Oyindamola Adegboro from Chicago, Illinois, is interning for Senator Barack Obama (D-IL).
Pictured, back row, left to right: Justin Clayton from Raleigh, North Carolina, is interning for Rep. G.K. Butterfield (D-1-NC); Renaldo Pearson from Washington, D.C., is interning for Rep. Andre Carson (D-7-IN); and Robert Alexander from Kansas City, Missouri, is interning for Rep. Emmanuel Cleaver (D-5-MO).
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 the Foundation’s Web site at www.newyorklifefoundation.org
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