Weekly Wrap Up: Working with Small Business

Take quick look at the week of February 21, 2011:
 
Small Business Forum: President Obama travels to Cleveland, Ohio, to visit the Winning the Future Forum on Small Business. He met with dozens of small business leaders, and even stopped by a live online chat with Austan Goolsbee to answer your questions. Also, SBA Administrator Karen Mills chaired a breakout session on entrepreneurship.
 
Behind-the-Scenes Video: President Obama hosts a screening of Thurgood at the White House movie theater -- an HBO film about the life and career of Thurgood Marshall, the remarkable Civil Rights lawyer and the first African-American Supreme Court Justice.
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Turmoil in Libya: President Obama says the violence in Libya is "outrageous" and "unacceptable," and that his Administration is looking at the "full range of options we have to respond to this crisis." Watch the video.

The Energy of Entrepreneurs: Energy Secretary Steven Chu was also in Cleveland for the Small Business Forum, and met with innovators who are on the cutting edge of clean energy technology.

Council on Jobs and Competitiveness: The President attended the first meeting of his Council on Jobs and Competitiveness. Read about the meeting, and how the President is working with leaders from across all sectors of the economy to create jobs and improve American prosperity.

West Wing Week: "Don't Bump My Atoms".

The Commencement Challenge: The deadline for schools to apply has been extended to March 11th, 2011. Tell us how your school is preparing students for the economy of the future, and you could have President Obama speak at your commencement.

A New Facebook Page: Kalpen Modi announces a new Facebook page to help young adults find insurance coverage.

Black History Month: WhiteHouse.gov celebrates Black History Month with a series of blog posts highlighting the contributions of African Americans whose work is helping to achieve the President's goals for winning the future.

More Visitors Records Online: The White House releases visitor records that were created in November 2010 or requested in January 2011 -- more than 1,000,000 records released to date.

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