Melania Trump Revives Youth Program Working Group

Breitbart | 3/18/2019 | Staff
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First lady Melania Trump and a host of Cabinet secretaries and top Trump administration officials reconvened the interagency working group on youth programs in the White House State Dining Room Monday morning, offering information on initiatives with which Be Best may choose to partner.

First lady Melania Trump listens to reports from top Trump administration officials on youth programs (Credit: Michelle Moons/Breitbart News).

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“My focus has and will always be on our children. They are our future doctors, nurses, firefighters, scientists, teachers, chefs, generals, pilots, designers, reporters, and missionaries, just to name a few,” first lady Trump said in opening remarks:

The first lady’s office informed reporters that they chose to reconvene the pre-existing working group that had not been engaged effectively for many years. It provides the first lady with a resource to learn of potential agencies to partner with, as they fit into the three pillars of her Be Best campaign.

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Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar chairs the working group and gave a brief history of the group before turning the meeting back over to the first lady. He praised her timely Be Best initiative, particularly as it has steered the group on issues of opioid abuse, well-being, and social media use.

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos shared some of her department’s youth program initiatives that encourage children’s peer relationship building and specifically the Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS).

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Mrs. Trump said she hopes they can “achieve in every state” the initiatives DeVos shared:

The first lady gathered the Interagency youth programs working group to hear of programs that Be Best may partner with as part of their existing...
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