Council on Women and Girls Friday Highlights

Welcome to the Council on Women and Girls Weekly Highlights! In celebration of Independence Day, the First Family joined more than 1,200 military heroes and their families for a barbeque, a special USO show featuring Train and Amos Lee, and a viewing of the fireworks over the National Mall.

This week, President Obama answered a series of questions on jobs and the economy at the first-ever Twitter Town Hall at the White House. The President stated that progress has been made, and though we still need to work through some real differences, that even greater progress is within reach.

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Fourth of July Celebration at the White House

First Lady’s Young African Women Leaders Forum Follow-Up Discussion: Global Webchat Connects Youth From Africa to Youth in the United States

Video| President Obama @ Twitter Town Hall: Economy, Jobs, Deficit, and Space Exploration
We Will Honor All Those Who Have Fallen

What You Can Do to Support Military Families

Council on Veterans Employment Meets to Discuss the Way Forward

The Departments of Justice and Education Resolve Gender-Based Harassment Case

Woman Business Owner Creates Clean Energy Jobs By Being Bold

President Obama Addresses the Status of the Deficit Negotiations

The Employment Situation in June

Mile High City with Mountains of Ideas

Health Insurance Leads to Healthier Americans

West Wing Week: "Ready to Tweet!"

Monique Dorsainvil is a Staff Assistant in the Office of Public Engagement focusing on the Council on Women and Girls and LGBT Outreach

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