<p>Brown University and Providence Public Schools will announce the first grants awarded from The Fund for the Education of the Children of Providence on Tuesday, May 12, 2009, in the library at Vartan Gregorian Elementary School, 455 Wickendon St., Providence, at 10 a.m. [NOTE: NEW LOCATION]</p>

PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] — Brown University and Providence Public Schools will announce the first grants made by The Fund for the Education of the Children of Providence on Tuesday, May 12, 2009.

The Fund, inspired in part by the report of the University’s Steering Committee on Slavery and Justice, is an initiative to aid local public schools by committing to raise a $10 million permanent endowment managed by the Corporation of Brown University.

WHO
Brown University President Ruth Simmons; Providence Public Schools Superintendent Thomas Brady; Rudy Moseley, principal, Roger Williams Middle School; teachers, parents, and students

WHAT
Event announcing first round of grants made from The Fund for the Education of the Children of Providence

WHEN
Tuesday, May 12, 2009, at 10 a.m.

WHERE
Vartan Gregorian Elementary School, 455 Wickendon St., Providence (library)
**NEW LOCATION**