July 9, 2009
>More of Sirdeaner on Capitol Hill (Photos)
>After testifying at the July 8th hearings, Sirdeaner Walker met with key sponsors and cosponsors of the Safe Schools Improvement Act and members of the U.S. Department of Education.
Sirdeaner Walker; Russlyn Ali, Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, Department of Education; Eliza Byard, GLSEN Executive Director.
Rep. Linda T. Sanchez (D-CA); Eliza Byard, GLSEN Executive Director; Eric Masten, GLSEN Public Policy Associate; Sirdeaner Walker; Congressman Richard E. Neal (D-MA) who represents Sirdeaner’s home district in Springfield, Mass.
Sirdeaner Walker; Rep. Carolyn McCarthy (D-NY), Chair of the Healthy Families and Communities Subcommittee; Rep. Dale Kildee (D-MI), Chair of the Early Childhood, Elementary and Secondary Education Subcomittee; and witnesses Cassady Tetsworth, Dr. Scott Poland and Kenneth Trump