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Posted byon August 21, 2012 at 3:53 PM EDT
The United States is making it easier for individuals to contribute to earthquake relief efforts in Iran.
Posted byon August 14, 2012 at 10:10 AM EDT
USDA was honored to join forces with USAID and Islamic Relief USA to host the department’s 4th annual Iftar celebration. The event welcomed over 170 guests, including representatives from humanitarian organizations, faith-based groups and federal employees. This year’s Iftar called attention to the importance of reducing food insecurity abroad with the theme “Feed the Future: Together We Can.”
Posted byon August 9, 2012 at 11:21 AM EDT
President Obama discusses the shooting in Oak Creek, Wisconsin with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh
Posted byon August 7, 2012 at 6:52 PM EDT
The San Diego International Rescue Committee (IRC), the recipient of a Social Innovation Fund grant, helps refugees gain financial stability in their new homes.
Posted byon August 2, 2012 at 9:40 AM EDT
Monday, White House Chief of Staff Jack Lew visited the Jewish Community Relations Council of New York (JCRC), the latest in a series of community forums. While at JCRC he engaged in a dialogue with a cross section of Jewish community leaders in the New York metropolitan area. The wide ranging conversation covered topics in the areas of domestic and foreign policy.
At First Meeting, President's Advisory Council on Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships Takes Up Issue of Human TraffickingPosted byon August 1, 2012 at 6:33 PM EDT
The issue of trafficking in persons and modern day slavery will be the focus of the President’s Advisory Council on Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships. This year’s President’s Advisory Council on Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships held its first meeting Monday and Tuesday, July 30-31st at the White House. The Advisory Council is a group of diverse religious and non-profit leaders appointed to give recommendations to government on forming effective partnerships with faith-based and community groups.
Posted byon August 1, 2012 at 5:18 PM EDT
The White House Cybersecurity Coordinator highlights some recent initiatives in cybersecurity preparedness.
Posted byon August 1, 2012 at 2:57 PM EDT
Earlier this week, the White House hosted an event to discuss President Obama’s Presidential Policy Directive (PPD) on Sub-Saharan Africa, which he signed on June 14th 2012.
Posted byon July 30, 2012 at 8:12 PM EDT
In recognition of Colombian Independence Day, the White House hosts nearly 100 Colombian-American leaders for a policy briefing on both international and domestic issues, highlighting the strong relationship between the United States and Colombia as well as the important role Colombian-Americans are playing as a growing sector of the Hispanic community in the United States.
Posted byon July 27, 2012 at 5:56 PM EDT
Planning to watch live and engage in the discussion on Monday, July 30th at 11:30 a.m. EDT? Watch at WhiteHouse.gov/live and ask questions on Twitter using the hashtag #WHChat.