This all started in December 2011 when Cassie forwarded an e-mail announcement sent from a George Washington list serve to all students regarding the Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U) meeting taking place at GW from March 31st - April 1st, to a handful of friends gauging interest in submitting a Commitment to Action. In the end, Cassie and I banded together in submitting our proposal and to our surprise, the commitment was accepted by CGI U. In response to the energy the acceptance gave us, we went about submitting grants for additional funding, starting with DC Parks an Recreation.
We were rejected. Seriously?! The reason given: "