Max Moran, 17, who attends the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts, performs as part of a jazz trio Tuesday for the Congressional Arts Caucus. The trio was in Washington, D.C., to perform today for the United States Conference of Mayors convention, which is being held today through Friday at the Capital Hilton. The trio’s school will be presented with the 2006 National Award for Excellence in Arts Programs for Youth.
Terri Henderson, 6, center, whose mother is El Salvador, attends a rally with members of Congress at Union Station's Columbus Circle to announce the Restore Opportunity, Strengthen, and Improve the Economy (ROSIE) Act on July 29, 2014. The legislation provides incentives for government contractors to pay a living wage and other benefits that would help low-income workers.