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Posted byon February 6, 2012 at 4:39 PM EDT
Matt Nosanchuk from the Department of Justice Office of Civil Rights describes ongoing efforts to implement and enforce the Matthew Shepard and James Byrd, Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act.
Posted byon February 6, 2012 at 1:03 PM EDT
Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett introduces the Equal Pay App Challenge, calling on technologically-inclined citizens to create an app that helps women ensure they're earning 'equal pay for equal work.'
Posted byon February 6, 2012 at 10:08 AM EDT
Tom Perez announces a settlement agreement in Virginia which fulfills the promise of Olmstead v. L.C. for Virginians with disabilities.
Posted byon February 3, 2012 at 12:35 PM EDT
Go behind the scenes as President Obama and the First Lady host a very special movie night
Posted byon February 1, 2012 at 3:21 PM EDT
February is African American History Month and throughout the month, President Obama and Obama Administration officials will host forums, conference calls, community conversations, and events honoring African American History Month.
Posted byon January 30, 2012 at 2:41 PM EDT
A look back at the signing of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act, which makes it easier for workers to challenge unequal pay.
Posted byon January 27, 2012 at 1:00 AM EDT
Welcome to the West Wing Week, your guide to everything that's happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave.
Posted byon January 25, 2012 at 9:00 AM EDT
To mark National Gay-Straight Alliance Day, the Office of Public Engagement's LGBT liaison reflects on the progress that the Obama Administration has made in addressing bullying.
Posted byon January 25, 2012 at 1:42 AM EDT
Miss something the President said at the State of the Union? Read the remarks, watch the video, or learn more.
Posted byon January 24, 2012 at 11:39 PM EDT
We've put together a Blueprint that outlines the ideas in tonight's State of the Union and shows what it will take to achieve the President's vision.