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Posted byon March 5, 2012 at 3:23 PM EDT
In honor of Women's History Month, a look back at the women serving in our military and the work they have done to achieve a more equal place in the United States military while securing our freedom as a nation.
Posted byon March 4, 2012 at 3:30 PM EDT
Valerie Jarrett, Senior Advisor to President Obama, speaks at the first Servicemembers Legal Defense Network national dinner since the repeal of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell."
Posted byon February 29, 2012 at 1:35 PM EDT
This year's reception recognized and honored Americans who have created and lived through the most fundamental, dynamic change in the entirety of the history of African Americans in the United States
Posted byon February 28, 2012 at 11:28 AM EDT
President Obama recently invited six special senior citizens to visit the White House to celebrate their extraordinary everyday acts of service done with reliability and commitment
Posted byon February 23, 2012 at 3:26 PM EDT
Hundreds of advocates, community organizers, health care providers and medical students, elected officials, and interested members of the public join Obama Administration officials in Philadelphia for an important conversation on the health needs of LGBT people.
Posted byon February 22, 2012 at 5:36 PM EDT
Founding Director Lonnie Bunch offers a look at what we can expect to see once it opens in 2015
Posted byon February 9, 2012 at 12:08 PM EDT
John Berry, Director of the U.S. Office of Personnel Management, describes the importance of community partnerships following a recent trip to Des Moines, Iowa
Posted byon February 7, 2012 at 1:12 PM EDT
Statement from U.S. Envoy Hannah Rosenthal on Holocaust Education
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.'