FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:                                                                 CONTACT: STACY CHIN
July 24, 2006                                                                    (202) 349-5793 or

IWF President and CEO, Michelle D. Bernard Joins the “Kojo in Your Community” Series Tonight!

(WASHINGTON, DC) IWF President Michelle D. Bernard will particitpate tonight in the “Kojo in Your Community” panel discussion hosted by Kojo Nnamdi, host of The Kojo Nnamadi Show. Along with Michelle D. Bernard will be Bernard Demczuk, Assistant Vice President of George Washington University and Robert L. Woodson, Sr., founder and president of the Center for Neighborhood Enterprise.

Tonight’s panel discussion will give the community an opportunity to voice its concerns over local politics, crime, education and rising housing cost as well as focus on what the next mayor needs to understand about Southwest DC and the District of Columbia in general.


Date:July 24, 2005

Location:Arena Stage
1101 Sixth Street, SW
Washington, DC

(Please arrive by 6:00pm as taping begins promptly)

This event will broadcast on WAMU 88.5 FM Wednesday, July 26 and Wednesday, August 2

For more information on this event or to schedule an interview with Michelle Bernard,
please contact Staci Chin at (202) 349-5793 or

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