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Posted byon September 26, 2011 at 1:31 PM EDT
Today in the East Room, First Lady Michelle Obama is announcing a National Science Foundation 10-year initiative to provide greater work-related flexibility to women and men in research careers.
First Lady Michelle Obama Celebrates the Success of Million PALA Challenge at Nickelodeon’s Worldwide Day of PlayPosted byon September 25, 2011 at 8:55 PM EDT
Lady Michelle Obama joins children and families at Nickelodeon’s Worldwide Day of Play to celebrate the success of the Million PALA Challenge
Posted byon September 23, 2011 at 5:02 PM EDT
Adrienne Howard, the spouse of the Commanding Officer of a deployed Guided Missile Destroyer, shares her story of rallying her community to 'adopt' a Sailor and support deployed men and women with cards, letters and care packages.
Posted byon September 20, 2011 at 4:22 PM EDT
Dr. Judy Palfrey, Executive Director of Let's Move!, describes how the U.S. Tennis Association is making thousands of tennis courts in cities across the country available for kids to stay active.
Posted byon September 20, 2011 at 12:13 PM EDT
One week after his speech to a joint session of Congress announcing the American Jobs Act, the President has sent this bill to Capitol Hill and has been traveling the country talking to Americans about what this would mean for job creation, if passed. In this week’s highlights, you’ll find a number of tools that we hope you find helpful: fact sheets, conference calls and more.
Posted byon September 15, 2011 at 7:35 PM EDT
Victor Villarreal worked tirelessly to give his hometown of Leander, TX equal access to higher education and continues to be a champion of higher education today.
Posted byon September 15, 2011 at 4:24 PM EDT
Dottie Morin carried her passion for teaching outside of the classroom, volunteering to help new parents know the importance of reading to their children.
Posted byon September 14, 2011 at 7:26 PM EDT
Vice President Biden and Dr. Jill Biden hold a reception to celebrate the 17th anniversary of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) being signed into law.
Posted byon September 14, 2011 at 2:05 PM EDT
Dr. Jill Biden calls on Americans to participate in the Joining Forces Community Challenge to recognize and celebrate individuals and organizations that are supporting our troops and military families.
Posted byon September 13, 2011 at 3:50 PM EDT
On the 17th anniversary of the Violence Against Women Act the Office on Violence Against Women reflects on the great strides that have been made in addressing violence against women and recognizes that more needs to be done to create a society free from domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence and stalking.