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Posted byon October 31, 2014 at 3:29 PM EST
I grew up in Montgomery, Alabama, a place where historical roots run deep. A stroll through town was like walking through a history book. With every step I took, I thought about the days when great leaders such as Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and Congressman John Lewis marched on these same sidewalks for justice and freedom.
Posted byon October 3, 2014 at 7:25 PM EST
This week, President Obama talked about a new foundation for a 21st century economy and welcomed Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the White House; Vice President Biden and Secretary of Labor Tom Perez announced the fourth round of TAACCCT grants; and the economy saw its 55th straight month of private-sector job gains.
Posted byon October 3, 2014 at 3:41 PM EST
At the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute's 37th Annual Awards Gala, President Obama speaks about the need to fix America's broken immigration system.
Posted byon October 1, 2014 at 5:58 PM EST
Tens of thousands of people shared what raising the federal minimum wage to $10.10 would mean to them personally, or to their communities. Read some of those stories on our interactive map here.
Posted byon September 23, 2014 at 3:22 PM EST
The White House hosts the first-ever “What Works Showcase” -- a live, interactive event featuring a diverse selection of SIF investments, including social entrepreneurs leading innovative nonprofits and social enterprises transforming lives and strengthening communities across the country.
Posted byon September 19, 2014 at 9:15 AM EST
Secretary Arne Duncan wraps up his recent back-to-school bus tour and wants to hear from you.
Posted byon September 18, 2014 at 1:48 PM EST
The White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (WHIAAPI) is proud to announce its first class of E3! Ambassadors, 32 young leaders from across the nation committed to improving the quality of life and opportunity for young AAPIs.
Posted byon September 8, 2014 at 8:58 AM EST
Secretary of Education Arne Duncan takes over the White House’s Instagram account to give you a behind-the-scenes look at his annual back-to-school bus tour.
Posted byon August 14, 2014 at 4:19 PM EST
The Department of Education unveils a new grant opportunity to partner with states and local communities to expand the reach of high-quality preschool.
Posted byon August 4, 2014 at 3:33 PM EST