A unique view of 2012
The White House Office of Public Engagement will host a Champions of Change event focused on immigrant innovators and entrepreneurs – the best and brightest from around the world who are helping create American jobs, grow our economy, and make our nation more competitive.
Valerie Jarrett marks the 45th anniversary of the death of one of America’s great heroes and a giant of the Civil Rights Movement, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
President Obama and the visiting leaders discussed how the United States can expand our partnership to support their efforts to strengthen democratic institutions and promote economic opportunity, both in their countries and across sub-Saharan Africa.
Black men are 30 percent more likely to die from heart disease and 60 percent more likely to die from a stroke than white men, and suffer from higher rates of disease and chronic illness such as prostate cancer, diabetes and heart disease. Without action, these disparities will continue to affect generations to come.
The general becomes the first African-American in the post.
Since his first day in office, President Obama has been working to secure the future prosperity of the African American Community through efforts such as increasing access to health care, creating jobs, revitalizing schools, and the development of targeted job creating investments in underserved communities. While much more needs to be done, we are making progress. This site is a tool for you to learn about how the President’s Agenda is helping to win the future among African-American Communities.
The American Jobs Act
Pathways to Opportunity