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Posted byon September 20, 2011 at 3:22 PM EST
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 11:13 AM EST
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 6:35 PM EST
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 3:24 PM EST
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 6:26 PM EST
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 1:05 PM EST
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 2:50 PM EST
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.
Posted byon September 10, 2011 at 4:30 AM EST
President Obama marks the tenth anniversary of the September 11th attacks and pays tribute to the first responders, those serving our nation in the military, and those who lost their lives on that tragic day.
Posted byon September 6, 2011 at 3:22 PM EST
The Mario Lemieux Foundation provides a preview of Austin's Warrior Playroom, a new space for family members of wounded warriors at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center.
Posted byon August 31, 2011 at 4:22 PM EST
Pamela Stokes Eggleston, a Founding Member and Development Director for Blue Star Families, a national nonprofit dedicated to supporting military families, shares what Blue Star Families is doing to help prevent military family suicides.