The White House is setting forth on its long-planned mission to craft a federal urban policy program. The effort kicks off with a daylong conference today.
Jul 13, 2009 The Washington Post
During the campaign, Obama promised U.S. mayors that he'd create an Office of Urban Policy. But indications so far are that the office is facing a significant downgrade, writes Dayo Olopade.
Apr 29, 2009 The Root
Barack Obama has announced the three members of the "urban issues" arm of his incoming cabinet. <em>Grist</em>'s Ryan Avent takes a look at Shaun Donovan, Ray LaHood and Adolfo Carrion and what they may mean for urban policy.
Jan 17, 2009 Grist
Bronx Borough President Adolfo Carrion is expected to be named secretary of the newly created White House Office of Urban Policy.
Dec 15, 2008 New York Post