Council on Women and Girls Weekly Highlights

Welcome to this week’s edition of the Council on Women and Girls’ Weekly Highlights. This past week, we’ve been involved with a range of activities from lighting the National Christmas tree to negotiating a tax framework that puts the nation’s working families at its forefront to celebrating the Senate’s reauthorization of the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act (CAPTA). Read below for further details on these, as well as other pressing issues and stories. And remember, if you have friends or family that would like to join our efforts, please have them click here.

Valerie Jarrett blogs on the President’s tax agreement and how it benefits women, mothers and working families

Lynn Rosenthal talks about helping children and victims of domestic violence

Learn about why the framework for a tax agreement is a good deal for working families

Jenny Kaplan reminisces on a Reindeer Romp to remember 

Watch the White House White Board: Tax Cuts, Unemployment Insurance & Jobs

Look at the First Family‘s reaction as they push the button to light the National Christmas Tree

Watch as President Obama Lights the National Christmas Tree

Watch West Wing Week

Tuesday Talks: The White House Fellows Program

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