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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 31, 2013 at 11:56 AM EDT
Since 2008, July has been recognized as Minority Mental Health Awareness Month, providing an opportunity to explore issues concerning mental health and substance use disorders in our communities.
Healthy Baby, Happy Baby: The Indian Health Service Announces Designation of Two Baby-Friendly HospitalsPosted byon July 26, 2013 at 11:20 AM EDT
The Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative is a global program that was launched by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in 1991 to encourage and recognize hospitals and birthing centers that offer an optimal level of care for infant feeding and mother/baby bonding.
Posted byon July 19, 2013 at 6:24 PM EDT
HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius recently visited leaders and members of the Navajo Nation in Arizona to discuss health care.
Posted byon July 10, 2013 at 9:12 AM EDT
The U.S. Small Business Administration and the Native American Contractors Association (NACA) have signed a strategic alliance memorandum to widen our reach to Native American entrepreneurs and boost entrepreneurship opportunities.
State-by-State Reports: President Obama's Plan to Cut Carbon Pollution and Prepare for Consequences of Climate ChangePosted byon June 26, 2013 at 1:00 PM EDT
State-by-state reports detail the impacts of extreme weather and pollution across the country, and explain how President Obama's plan will help cut carbon pollution and prepare states for the impacts of climate change that can't be avoided.
Posted byon June 25, 2013 at 5:37 PM EDT
Officials from the western United States share what bringing our legal immigration system into the 21st century would mean to them.
Posted byon June 25, 2013 at 9:59 AM EDT
The Coastal Observation and Seabird Survey Team (COASST) was born out of the Tenyo Maru oil spill, out of the realization that scientists alone can’t begin to document what’s normal, let alone how fast things are changing. We need a willing army to make that happen. In short, we need citizens – the locals who watch, and know, and love their backyards, their environment.
Posted byon June 20, 2013 at 6:41 PM EDT
Rebecca Moore is being honored as a Champion of Change for the vision she has demonstrated and for her commitment to open science.
Posted byon June 10, 2013 at 3:09 PM EDT
ACF’s vision for fatherhood is that every parent is actively engaged in his child’s healthy development, and intellectual, emotional and financial well-being. Strengthening and supporting families is the mission critical effort to all of the programs that ACF operates from Head Start to TANF, to the Office of Child Support.