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Posted byon June 10, 2011 at 4:09 PM EDT
On Saturday, June 4, 2011, U.S. Department of Labor Secretary Hilda Solis inducted 1,300 participants from the 1968 Memphis sanitation strike into the Labor Hall of Fame.
Posted byon June 9, 2011 at 11:15 AM EDT
Dee Dee Chamblee, Executive Director and Founder of LaGender Inc., commemorates the 30th anniversary of the HIV/AIDS pandemic by highlighting gender identity education and equal rights for every American.
Posted byon June 2, 2011 at 5:56 PM EDT
The U.S. Department of Education takes steps to better serve the needs of students with disabilities by encouraging schools to improve their learning models and include emerging technologies in their daily lessons.
Posted byon June 1, 2011 at 6:06 PM EDT
Kicking off Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) Pride Month, the Office of Public Engagement has launched a new webpage, Winning the Future: President Obama and LGBT Americans.
Posted byon May 26, 2011 at 5:03 PM EDT
The Department of Justice’s Office of Victims of Crime has released a grant program designed to ensure that all crime victims, including LGBTQ individuals, receive comprehensive, quality services and are afforded fundamental rights.
Posted byon May 18, 2011 at 6:49 PM EDT
Lisa A. Garcia, chief of staff for U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk, talks about her role in ensuring that trade agreements provide benefits like exports and jobs here at home.
Posted byon April 29, 2011 at 2:04 PM EDT
Eight survivors of the 1968 Memphis Sanitation Strike visited the White House recently, bringing their memories of that struggle and of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Jared Bernstein writes about their visit.
Posted byon April 29, 2011 at 12:00 AM EDT
This week, the President celebrated Easter, worked on short term and long term ways to get away from high gas prices, pledged support for Alabama and other states in the South hit by devastating storms and announced new key members of his National Security team.
Posted byon April 27, 2011 at 3:53 PM EDT
A new report from the Department of Education shows the long-term economic importance of educational opportunity for the Latino community.
Posted byon April 21, 2011 at 6:24 PM EDT