The Shirley Chisholm Presidential Accountability Commission
Assessment of President Barack Obama’s 2011 Budget Address
Institute of the Black World, 31-35 95th Street, East Elmhurst, NY 11369
President Obama’s recent address concerning the budget and fiscal crisis facing our nation has been the focus of much reflection and thought. After extensive discussions among members of the Shirley Chisholm Presidential Commission (SCPAC) and consultations with national organizations and agencies keenly interested in the interest and aspirations of Black America the Commission has formulated the following response.
The SCPAC applauds President Obama for putting forth a principled and responsible vision for bringing the federal deficit under control and protecting our nation’s most vulnerable populations.