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Partnership for Sustainable Communities Marks Three Years Helping Communities Build a Foundation for ProsperityPosted byon June 29, 2012 at 6:10 PM EDT
In 2009, President Obama challenged three agencies to help communities around the country better meet their housing, transportation, and environmental goals, laying the groundwork for an economy that provides good jobs now and creates a strong foundation for long-term prosperity. A partnership between the DOT, HUD, and EPA has now funded 744 projects in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico with approximately $3.7 billion in assistance.
Posted byon June 28, 2012 at 5:56 PM EDT
When the Christian Valley Baptist Church in Boligee, AL was destroyed by last April's tornadoes, they faced an insurmountable repair bill. But members of an Ohio Mennonite congregation stepped in to help rebuild, finding housing at a congregation in Boligee that, possibly due to racial tension, had been burned down in 1996 and rebuilt.
Posted byon June 27, 2012 at 5:58 PM EDT
A member of the City of Atlanta's Office of Sustainability discusses the importance of developing advanced vehicles that reduce our country's dependence on foreign oil, and grow jobs in our communities.
Keeping College Affordable, Investing in Workforce Training, and Reflecting on "Never Again": Deputies' DownloadPosted byon April 24, 2012 at 6:43 PM EDT
President Obama calls on Congress to keep student loan interest rates from doubling, speaks at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, and highlights the Administration's job training initiatives.
Posted byon April 20, 2012 at 6:23 PM EDT
A quick glimpse of what happened this week on WhiteHouse.gov.
Posted byon April 20, 2012 at 12:00 AM EDT
Welcome to the West Wing Week, your guide to everything that's happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave.
Posted byon April 19, 2012 at 6:21 PM EDT
The University of Alabama's football team celebrated their 14th national championship at an event on the South Lawn
Posted byon March 13, 2012 at 7:45 AM EDT
The Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Corporation for National and Community Service announce a new partnership designed to strengthen the nation's ability to respond to and recover from disasters.
Posted byon March 7, 2012 at 2:15 PM EDT
White House officials and business and community leaders from throughout the Delta Region meet to discuss ways to create good-paying jobs, promote entrepreneurship and small business, and support a Delta built to last.
Posted byon March 5, 2012 at 7:04 PM EDT
Jewish and Muslim students from NYU work with DHS Center for Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships at Habitat for Humanity building site in Pratt City, AL.