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Posted byon October 19, 2011 at 2:28 PM EDT
Meet the recepients of the 2011 Presidential Citizens Medal, given to Americans who have performed exemplary deeds of service for their country or their fellow citizens.
Posted byon October 18, 2011 at 7:20 PM EDT
On Thursday, October 20th, the White House will host a special "Open for Questions" conversation about the Pathways to Opportunity Report and the American Jobs Act. Submit questions now and tune in on the 20th at 5:30pm ET.
Posted byon October 14, 2011 at 5:00 PM EDT
"This year’s recipients of the Citizens Medal come from different backgrounds, but they share a commitment to a cause greater than themselves," said President Obama.
Posted byon October 3, 2011 at 6:00 AM EDT
Yvette Sanchez Fuentes,Director of the Office of Head Start, honors the rich history of the federal education program and it's continued success in early childhood education.
Posted byon September 13, 2011 at 3:50 PM EDT
On the 17th anniversary of the Violence Against Women Act the Office on Violence Against Women reflects on the great strides that have been made in addressing violence against women and recognizes that more needs to be done to create a society free from domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence and stalking.
Posted byon September 9, 2011 at 4:33 PM EDT
With unemployment among Native Americans at an unacceptably high rate, the President believes that inaction is not an option. That’s why the President has put out a plan to increase the pace of job creation, and why he has called on Congress to act on this plan.
Posted byon September 1, 2011 at 6:24 PM EDT
Jerry Reed, director of the Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC), outlines how a national movement to address suicide as a preventable public health problem is helping to save lives.
Posted byon August 25, 2011 at 3:49 PM EDT
Financial institutions serving Native American, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian communities will receive awards that will allow them to increase lending services, start new microloan programs and increase their capacity to serve their target markets.
Posted byon August 23, 2011 at 11:43 AM EDT
Jefferson Keel, the current President of the National Congress of American Indians and the Lt. Governor of the Chickasaw Nation, shares his experience participating in the White House Rural Economic Forum in Iowa.
Posted byon August 17, 2011 at 5:25 PM EDT
Communications Director Dan Pfeiffer answers an op-ed from Republican Leadership in Congress.