Norton Statement On The Passing Of Peggy Cooper Cafritz

Norton Statement on the Passing of Peggy Cooper Cafritz

Feb 19, 2018

Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today released the following statement on the passing of Peggy Cooper Cafritz, co-founder of the Duke Ellington School of Arts in the District of Columbia.
“Peggy has long been a personal friend, but she was also a devoted friend to the District of Columbia.  Her most lasting legacy in the District, of course, is the Duke Ellington School of the Arts, which she created and envisioned as a world-class institution when others simply worried about our public schools.  As untimely as her passing is, Peggy lived to see her …

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