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Posted byon July 13, 2012 at 1:34 PM EDT
Russlynn Ali, Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights at the Department of Education, discusses the successes of Title IX as well as the important work that remains to be done.
Posted byon July 12, 2012 at 6:34 PM EDT
Kiran Ahuja, Executive Director of the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanderson, travels to Seattle, Washington and learns about the AAPI community's history, programs and organizations, and cultural institutions.
Posted byon July 9, 2012 at 2:28 PM EDT
The White House Office of Public Engagement and the White House Initiative on AAPIs welcome more than 150 student leaders for a briefing on bullying prevention, campus and community engagement, social media, higher education resources, and careers in the federal government.
Posted byon June 29, 2012 at 12:01 PM EDT
The Central Intelligence Agency hosted a panel discussion of CIA senior leaders as part of the 2012 June Pride Month event, highligting the theme: “Inclusion for All, Celebrating with Pride.”
Posted byon June 29, 2012 at 10:41 AM EDT
Mr. Malnak’s swearing-in took on special significance as it marked the first time a same-sex partner of a new USAID Mission Director participated in the event by holding the copy of the U.S. Constitution.
Posted byon June 28, 2012 at 12:35 PM EDT
Following the full implementation of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" repeal, the U.S. Department of Defense honored LGBT servicemembers and civilians at its first ever Pride Month event.
Posted byon June 28, 2012 at 11:27 AM EDT
On a daily basis, Department of Housing and Urban Development Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity and the Illinois Department of Human Rights work to eliminate housing discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.
Posted byon June 26, 2012 at 5:55 PM EDT
Rev. George Walker, a member of President Obama’s Advisory Board for Historically Black Colleges and Universities, discusses the progress that has been made in making colleges and universities more inclusive.
Posted byon June 22, 2012 at 3:18 PM EDT
The story of Vincent Chin serves as an important moment in the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community and civil rights history. Hate crimes remain all too prevalent in communities across the country, and prosecuting hate crimes is a top priority for the Attorney General and the Civil Rights Division.
Posted byon June 15, 2012 at 6:59 PM EDT
The President paid tribute to the generations of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Americans who devoted their lives to ensuring equality for all