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FDR Memorial Legacy Committee Awarded $215K in Grants to Expand K-12 Education Programs

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FDR Memorial Legacy Committee Awarded $215K in Grants to Expand K-12 Education Programs


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FDR Memorial Legacy Committee and University of The District of Columbia Award Internships

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We are pleased to announce that undergraduate students Tewelde Semere and Derrick Simms have been awarded the Michael Reeves Deland Internship for the 2022-2023 school year.

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FDR’s Disability

He contracted polio at age 39 which left him unable to walk or stand unassisted. He was a daily wheelchair user. He started the March of Dimes to fund a cure for polio. He frequented Warm Springs, GA for its therapeutic waters and helped pioneer rehabilitation practices.

 

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The mission of the FDR Memorial Legacy Committee is to preserve the memory of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt's catalytic involvement in issues of equality and opportunity, as celebrated at the FDR Memorial in Washington, D.C.

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