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Posted byon December 16, 2013 at 3:08 PM EDT
From Alabama to Guam, from Los Angeles to Philadelphia, state, local, and tribal leaders are on the front lines of dealing with extreme weather, sea level rise, and other impacts of climate change.
Posted byon December 5, 2013 at 10:00 AM EDT
A new report argues that allowing Emergency Unemployment Compensation to expire would be harmful to millions of workers and their families, counterproductive to the economic recovery, and unprecedented in the context of previous extensions to earlier unemployment insurance programs.
U.S. Mint-Produced Congressional Gold Medal Posthumously Awarded to the Victims of the 16th Street Baptist Church BombingPosted byon September 11, 2013 at 3:29 PM EDT
Posted byon August 28, 2013 at 7:52 PM EDT
As we reflect on the tremendous progress made over the past half-century, we honor those brave leaders who paved the way, and upon whose shoulders we all stand, by recognizing our responsibility to undertake the immense job still at hand.
Posted byon August 14, 2013 at 4:04 PM EDT
Craig Michael Lie Njie is being honored as a Champion of Change for applying his tech skills for civic good.
Informes de estado a estado: Los beneficios económicos de enmendar nuestro sistema de inmigración que no funcionaPosted byon August 1, 2013 at 6:22 PM EDT
Estados Unidos ha sido siempre una nación de inmigrantes y, a través de la historia de esta nación, inmigrantes de todas partes del mundo han mantenido nuestra fuerza laboral vibrante, nuestros negocios a la vanguardia, y ayudado a crear el mecanismo económico más grande del mundo. Sin embargo, el sistema de inmigración de nuestra nación no funciona y no ha mantenido el ritmo de los tiempos cambiantes.
Posted byon August 1, 2013 at 9:30 AM EDT
In addition to giving a significant boost to our national economy, commonsense immigration reform will also generate important economic benefits in each state, from increasing workers’ wages and generating new tax revenue to strengthening the local industries that are the backbone of states’ economies.
Posted byon July 30, 2013 at 2:00 PM EDT
President Obama, Attorney General Eric Holder, and Secretary of Labor Tom Perez meet with civil rights leaders, and state and local elected officials at the White House to discuss how to safeguard every eligible American’s right to vote in light of the recent Supreme Court decision on Shelby County vs. Holder.
Posted byon July 12, 2013 at 11:36 AM EDT
Through leadership development sessions, communication trainings, case studies of successful models of change, and exposure to fellow community members and other parts of the region, the Delta Leadership Institute Executive Academy has created a corps of community leaders who have a vision for the Delta region.
Posted byon July 11, 2013 at 5:38 PM EDT
Today, President Obama met with members of the 1963 Loyola University Chicago Ramblers championship team, and celebrated the 50th anniversary of their Division I basketball title.