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Posted byon April 3, 2014 at 11:17 AM EDT
Daughter of Mexican immigrants, Graciela Tiscareño-Sato is CEO and Founder of Gracefully Global Group, LLC, which publishes award-winning, multicultural books and eBooks for K-college readers, showcasing positive contributions of highly-educated Latinos. She’s won four international book awards for Latinnovating: Green American Jobs and the Latinos Creating Them; recently released Good Night Captain Mama/Buenas Noches Capitán Mamá, the first bilingual children’s book about women serving in the military, was inspired by Graciela’s service as an Air Force KC-135 navigator and instructor. She received an Air Medal for combat air operations over Iraq.
Posted byon April 3, 2014 at 9:26 AM EDT
President Obama delivers remarks at the University of Michigan on increasing the national minimum wage.
Posted byon April 2, 2014 at 8:43 PM EDT
The President delivers a statement about the shooting at Fort Hood.
Posted byon April 2, 2014 at 5:43 PM EDT
The White House convened a broad array of stakeholders to discuss ways to help implement the State and Local Government Cybersecurity Framework as a tool for improving cybersecurity.
Posted byon April 2, 2014 at 1:45 PM EDT
Secretary of Labor Tom Perez explains the importance of raising the minimum wage for American workers.
Posted byon April 2, 2014 at 10:12 AM EDT
The Region 9 Northern California Interagency Working Group (RIWG) last Tuesday drew 90 representatives from over 70 organizations serving Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) communities, and provided community leaders the opportunity to set the agenda for our RIWG in the coming year.
Posted byon April 2, 2014 at 10:06 AM EDT
Please join the New York Regional Interagency Working Group in collaboration with the New York Public Library – Science, Industry and Business Library on Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at 3:00 PM ET for a Google+ Hangout discussion on effective means of dealing with bullying as a youth or young adult in the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) communities.
Posted byon April 1, 2014 at 7:42 PM EDT
The President sends a message to the White House email list following his remarks in the Rose Garden, announcing that 7.1 million Americans are now enrolled in private insurance thanks to the Affordable Care Act.
Posted byon April 1, 2014 at 6:16 PM EDT
President Obama welcomes the Boston Red Sox to the White House, in honor of their 2013 World Series Championship -- their third title in the past decade.
Posted byon April 1, 2014 at 2:59 PM EDT
To further support Federal agency efforts such as these, the Office of Science and Technology Policy last month issued a Request for Information seeking public input on ways to provide greater incentives to Federal agencies to relinquish or share spectrum for wireless broadband or other innovative commercial uses to address the ever-growing commercial demand. An array of stakeholders submitted comments, which will inform a forthcoming report the White House Spectrum Policy Team will deliver to the President.