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President Obama at My Brother’s Keeper Town Hall: “America Will Succeed If We Are Investing in Our Young People.”Posted byon July 21, 2014 at 8:26 PM EDT
President Obama visits the Walker Jones Education Campus in Washington, D.C. to participate in a town hall with youth, and to announce exciting new commitments to the My Brother’s Keeper Initiative, designed to address persistent opportunity gaps faced by boys and young men of color and ensure that all young people can reach their full potential.
Posted byon July 11, 2014 at 11:42 AM EDT
Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett meets with a small group of amazing young people at the Urban Alliance Foundation’s Washington branch.
Posted byon July 10, 2014 at 6:13 PM EDT
Posted byon July 2, 2014 at 6:42 PM EDT
Dr. Jill Biden arrives in Lusaka, Zambia, her first stop on a three-country visit to Africa.
Posted byon June 26, 2014 at 7:50 PM EDT
One out of every three children in America — more than 24 million in total — live in a home without their biological father present.
Posted byon June 25, 2014 at 7:40 PM EDT
During the first years of life, a poor child hears roughly 30 million fewer total words than her more affluent peers. Children who experience this drought in heard words have vocabularies that are half the size of their peers by age 3, putting them at a disadvantage before they even step foot in a classroom.
Posted byon June 20, 2014 at 2:18 PM EDT
First Lady Michelle Obama delivers remarks at a DC College Access Program graduation celebration, sharing her confidence in the graduates and encouraging them in their next endeavors.
Posted byon June 14, 2014 at 6:00 AM EDT
In this week’s address, President Obama wishes America’s dads a happy Father’s Day and underscores the crucial role fathers play in our society.
Posted byon June 13, 2014 at 5:10 PM EDT
Attorney General Eric Holder calls on Americans to get involved in “My Brother’s Keeper” –- the President's initiative that’s bringing together government and private groups to address persistent opportunity gaps and provide young people with the support they need to stay on the right path.
Posted byon June 13, 2014 at 10:59 AM EDT
Go behind the scenes with President Obama and Tumblr CEO and founder David Karp as they record a GIF backstage, and find out the President's official position on the GIF pronunciation debate: