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Posted byon April 19, 2011 at 11:09 AM EDT
Raul Perea-Henze, Assistant Secretary for Policy and Planning at the Department of Veterans Affairs, talks about the work he's doing to improve the lives of America's veterans.
Posted byon April 18, 2011 at 5:25 PM EDT
Michael Blake, Director of African American and Minority Business Outreach in the White House Office of Public Engagement, will join local community leaders in Chicago to discuss President Obama's agenda and hear from community residents.
Posted byon April 8, 2011 at 2:52 PM EDT
Mayra Alvarez, the Director of Public Health Policy in the Office of Health Reform at HHS, talks about her background and the work she does to improve access to quality affordable health care for all Americans.
Posted byon April 8, 2011 at 10:30 AM EDT
Michael Blake, Director of African American Outreach for the White House, reflects on President Obama's speech at the Keepers of the Dream Awards Gala.
Posted byon April 1, 2011 at 4:01 PM EDT
White House officials, Cabinet Secretaries, and the children of the late Cesar Chavez mark what would have been the civil rights leader's 84th birthday.
Posted byon April 1, 2011 at 3:57 PM EDT
En la Casa Blanca, se conmemoran días históricos con bastante frecuencia, pero el miércoles fue un día especialmente importante, pues personas de todo el país acudieron al Edificio Eisenhower de Oficinas Ejecutivas para rendir homenaje a la vida y el legado de uno de los más importantes líderes de derechos civiles de nuestros tiempos: César Estrada Chávez, quien habría cumplido 84 años.
Posted byon March 24, 2011 at 9:41 AM EDT
New rules from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission will make it easier for employers to understand the guidelines of the Americans with Disabilities Act, and help Americans with disabilities find quality work.
Posted byon March 22, 2011 at 8:38 PM EDT
At the United Nations Human Rights Council, some 85 countries join the United States in reaffirming our joint commitment to end acts of violence and human rights abuses on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity.
Posted byon March 18, 2011 at 6:05 PM EDT
Submit questions for President Obama at Univision's town hall on education and Hispanic educational attainment by Sunday, March 27.
Posted byon March 14, 2011 at 4:39 PM EDT
In honor of Women's History Month, the VA has posted a set of photos of women in uniform over the last half century. Check them out here.