9 Jan. 2014
Washington, UNITED STATES
U.S. President Barack Obama listens to Kiara Molina, of Harlem, NY, introduce him to speak at the White House in Washington January 9, 2014. Obama announced the first five "Promise Zones", located in San Antonio, Philadelphia, Los Angeles, Southeastern Kentucky, and the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma. The objective of the program is to partner with local communities and businesses to create jobs, increase economic security, expand access to educational opportunities and affordable quality housing, and improve public safety.
REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS)