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Announcing the Urban Waters Federal Partnership: Helping Communities Revitalize Their Local Waters through Increased Federal CollaborationPosted byon June 24, 2011 at 1:12 PM EST
Melody Barnes, along with U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa Jackson and U.S. Department of Interior Secretary Ken Salazar, Senator Ben Cardin, and local city partners announce a new federal partnership to reconnect urban communities with their waterways by improving coordination among federal agencies and collaborating with community-led revitalization efforts.
Posted byon June 16, 2011 at 6:37 PM EST
The Partnership for Sustainable Communities, a collaboration between the Department of Housing and Urban Development, the Department of Transportation, and the Environmental Protection Agency works to revitalize neighborhoods with convenient, affordable transit and clean energy.
Posted byon May 31, 2011 at 2:00 PM EST
In response to the President's call for the United States to out-innovate, out-educate, and out-build the rest of the world, the White House is convening a summit to harness the best practices, creativity, and innovation of urban entrepreneurs from across the country.
Posted byon May 19, 2011 at 11:00 PM EST
This week the President visited flood survivors in Memphis,TN before speaking at the Booker T. Washington High School graduation, celebrated the Situation Room's 50th birthday, and gave a speech on the change sweeping across the Middle East and North Africa.
Posted byon April 29, 2011 at 4:58 PM EST
Your quick look at the week that was on WhiteHouse.gov.
Posted byon April 29, 2011 at 1:04 PM EST
Eight survivors of the 1968 Memphis Sanitation Strike visited the White House recently, bringing their memories of that struggle and of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Jared Bernstein writes about their visit.
Posted byon April 12, 2011 at 8:22 AM EST
Companies like United Streetcar in Portland, Oregon are creating American jobs, improving American clean energy technology, and relieving congestion in American cities.
Posted byon April 8, 2011 at 6:02 PM EST
Your quick look at the week that was on WhiteHouse.gov
Posted byon April 7, 2011 at 9:57 AM EST
Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar sits down with Kalpen Modi and college students from across the country to answer your questions on America's energy future.
Posted byon March 30, 2011 at 11:22 AM EST
Domestic Policy Council Director Melody Barnes discusses the President's vision for and place-based approach to urban America.