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Posted byon January 31, 2012 at 10:15 AM EST
Semhar Araia uncovers the success, resilience and tremendous opportunity the women from the Horn of Africa posess, through founding and working with the Diaspora African Women's Network (DAWN).
Posted byon January 31, 2012 at 9:41 AM EST
Nini Legesse dreams of eliminating poverty through education and works to make that vision a reality through Wegene Ethiopian Foundation (WEF), a non-profit that she founded, to support impoverished families and enrolled homeless children in schools.
Posted byon January 27, 2012 at 12:00 AM EST
Welcome to the West Wing Week, your guide to everything that's happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave.
Posted byon January 25, 2012 at 12:42 AM EST
Miss something the President said at the State of the Union? Read the remarks, watch the video, or learn more.
Posted byon January 24, 2012 at 11:19 PM EST
The ideas from the 2012 State of the Union represent a blueprint for building an America that lasts.
Posted byon January 24, 2012 at 12:06 PM EST
The Department of Justice and the Department of Labor announce their support for Pay for Success pilots, a new way for government to ensure effective programs reach underserved communities, through 2012 funding competitions.
Posted byon January 13, 2012 at 7:36 PM EST
Shanta Barton-Stubbs describes the importance of service in every young person's education.
Posted byon January 10, 2012 at 5:49 PM EST
Choice Neighborhood Grants provide local leaders with flexible funds to transform high-poverty neighborhoods with distressed public housing into sustainable communities with mixed-income housing, safe streets, and economic opportunity.
Posted byon January 9, 2012 at 1:41 PM EST
Grace Li is a junior at Glenda Dawson High School in Pearson, Texas. She is a writer as well as the founder of We Care Act, which helps school children recover from disasters and engages youth around the world to help others in need.
Posted byon December 20, 2011 at 7:07 PM EST
Esther Ngumbi, a member of the ONE Campaign, shares her experience at the White House during a Community Leaders Briefing.