Trump is Ending Michelle Obama's Beloved 'Let Girls Learn' Program


On Monday, President Donald Trump announced that his administration would end Michelle Obama's international girls education program, "Let Girls Learn."

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According to an internal document obtained by CNN, the beloved program’s operation will end immediately.

"Moving forward, we will not continue to use the Let Girls Learn brand or maintain a stand-alone program,” Peace Corps acting director Sheila Crowley said to employees in an email.

Some aspects of the program, which is primarily run by The Peace Corps and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), is expected to continue, however.

"The Peace Corps continues to prioritize girls' education and empowerment programming," a spokesman said. "Girls' education and empowerment has been a hallmark of our work over the past 56 years and we look forward to continuing those efforts with our interagency partners. We remain dedicated to the passionate work of our volunteers and staff to empower and educate girls in their communities."

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"Let Girls Learn," established by the Obamas in 2015, helped to increase educational opportunities for young girls across the globe.