President Obama Visits Year Up

On June 19, 2009, President Barack Obama paid a visit to our National Capital Region site. Our students, staff, and corporate and philanthropic partners hosted the president as he toured the program. Students who demonstrated their skills in business communications and computer hardware assembly. Mr. Obama then sat and talked with students about the challenges and opportunities facing young adults and the country. The day’s events serve to launch an ongoing White House effort on fatherhood and mentoring.