Omaha Public Radio News
2:25 am
Tue October 21, 2008

Senator Clinton: it's up to an entire community to provide for children

Omaha, NE – Senator Hillary Clinton says the entire community needs to be involved in mentoring children and providing opportunities.

Clinton's comments came Tuesday during a keynote address at the annual Girls Inc. Lunch for the Girls. Omaha's Girls Inc. Chapter was founded in 1975 and serves up to 200 girls every day.

Clinton says she believes every child needs a champion, whether that's a family member, coach, pastor, or a mentor. She says organizations such as Girls Inc. are an important component of lifelong learning.

Click on the link above to hear Senator Clinton's speech.