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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.
Posted byon August 17, 2011 at 2:58 PM EDT
There are more than 100 events being held throughout the summer so that senior Administration officials can talk with Americans across the country
Posted byon August 12, 2011 at 9:00 AM EDT
In too many American communities, low-income and minority families shoulder a disproportionate burden of pollution in the places where they live, work and learn. This past week the Obama Administration took an important step to address those disparities when Federal leaders signed their agencies into Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on Environmental Justice. At the highest levels of the Obama Administration, we are intent on ensuring Americans have equal opportunity to enjoy the health and economic benefits of a clean environment.
Posted byon August 3, 2011 at 8:00 AM EDT
For about 3.3 million Vets, or 41 percent of the total enrolled in VA’s health care system, distance is more than a challenge. Distance can mean rural Veterans don’t have access to the care and services they’ve earned.
Posted byon August 2, 2011 at 1:56 PM EDT
Karen Mills, Administrator of the Small Business Administration, announces a showcase of 100 small business that created at least 100 jobs each with SBA assistance, helping drive our economy forward and putting more Americans back to work.