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  • Transportation: A Promise for America

    Susan Martinovich is the director for the Nevada Department of Transportation, where she has worked for over 28 years and has worked on initiatives in the areas of safety, research and policy.

  • Advocating for Women Moving America

    Ellen Voie founded the Women In Trucking Association in March of 2007 and currently serves as President and CEO. Women In Trucking was formed to promote the employment of women in the trucking industry, remove obstacles that might keep them from succeeding, and to celebrate the successes of its members.

  • Reaching Out, Making a Difference

    Rebecca M. Townsend, Ph.D., is an associate professor of communication at Manchester Community College in Connecticut and serves as the principal investigator for the Partnership for Inclusive, Cost-Effective Public Participation. She involves community service learning, cultural communication, and productive deliberation in transit planning public involvement efforts.

  • Bridging the Technical Gap

    Veronica O. Davis, P.E. is the co-owner and Principal Planning Manager at Nspiregreen LLC. She is a transportation guru who uses her knowledge to spark progressive social change in the community.

  • Vision, Leadership, and Innovation: Our Path Forward in the 21st Century

    Lowell Porter is the National Law Enforcement Liaison Program Coordinator for the Governors Highway Safety Association, a non-profit organization which provides leadership and advocacy for the states and territories to improve traffic safety, influence national policy, enhance program management, and promote best practices.

  • Using the Power of Arts as a Tool to Create Social Changes: From Conflict to Creativity

    Alvaro Maldonado is the founding Director of Ballet Teatro Internacional (BTI), a non-profit organization created under a social entrepreneur model that generates transformational dance training programs in the U.S and in Central America.

  • Dr. Jill Biden Views the AIDS Memorial Quilt

    The AIDS Memorial Quilt is an enduring symbol of the lives that have been lost to this epidemic. First started in 1987, the quilt now contains the names of more than 94,000 of individuals who have died of AIDS on more than 47,000 panels.

  • President Obama Offers Comfort to Aurora

    President Obama travels to Aurora, Colorado to meet with the survivors of the movie theater shooting and offer solace to families of the victims

  • The Tragedy in Colorado

    President Obama discusses the shooting in Aurora, calling on the country to stand with those who have been touched by the tragedy

  • Toward AIDS 2012: Fighting Discrimination Against People with HIV/AIDS

    Since President Obama announced the National HIV/AIDS Strategy in July 2010, the Department of Justice, under the leadership of Attorney General Eric Holder, has taken unprecedented steps to enforce civil rights laws that protect the rights of persons living with HIV or AIDS and to educate the public on these issues.