Michael Nutter, Eric Garcetti, Chaka Fattah

Rep. Chaka Fattah, D-Pa., center, flanked by Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, left, and Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter, right, speaks outside the White House in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014, after an event hosted by President Barack Obama about the Promise Zones Initiative. The Promise Zone Initiative is part of a plan to create a better bargain for the middle-class by partnering with local communities and businesses to create jobs, increase economic security, expand educational opportunities, increase access to quality, affordable housing and improve public safety. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)