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Girls Inc. of Albany recognized at White House

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An Albany youth organization was honored at the White House over the weekend as one of President Obama's "Champions of Change."

Girls Incorporated of Albany Executive Director LaKisha Bryant represented the Girls Inc. national organization at the White House for their work in substance abuse prevention.

12-year old Ebony Pettway also went to Washington to represent the young leaders Girls Inc. works to develop.

Girls Incorportated Of Albany Executive Director LaKisha Bryant said "So it just goes to show the girls that the work that you do here doesn't go unrecognized as well."

The Office of National Drug Control Policy hosted the Girl's Inc. representatives at the White House to work on community bases drug prevention.

Bryant and Pettway will write a blog about their visit to be featured on the White House website in the next week.

You can link to the White House here.

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