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Posted byon September 24, 2014 at 2:20 PM EDT
President Obama addressed the United Nations General Assembly on September 24, 2014.
Posted byon September 24, 2014 at 9:32 AM EDT
As the former Mayor of an urban Promise Zone community, I have a unique appreciation for the passion and dedication local leaders have when working to turn around their communities.
Posted byon September 24, 2014 at 9:29 AM EDT
Como el alcalde anterior de una zona prometadora urbana, tengo una apreciación única por la pasión y dedicación que tienen los líderes locales para trabajar en equipo para mejorar sus comunidades.
Posted byon September 23, 2014 at 5:25 PM EDT
There is a large gap between the relatively modest impact that technology has had on education in the United States and the transformative impact that technology has had on many aspects of our economic and social life. Advances in our understanding of how people learn and the explosion in information technologies are poised to transform learning and make it more interactive, personalized, and effective for American students.
Posted byon September 23, 2014 at 5:09 PM EDT
Speaking to the Clinton Global Initiative in New York, New York, President Obama explained how the voice of one citizen can remind us why a civil society is so essential.
Posted byon September 23, 2014 at 4:22 PM EDT
The White House hosts the first-ever “What Works Showcase” -- a live, interactive event featuring a diverse selection of SIF investments, including social entrepreneurs leading innovative nonprofits and social enterprises transforming lives and strengthening communities across the country.
Posted byon September 23, 2014 at 4:14 PM EDT
President Obama delivers remarks at the United Nations Climate Summit -- a meeting of world leaders to showcase climate action commitments from governments, local leaders, and the private sector.
Posted byon September 23, 2014 at 3:30 PM EDT
Check out this week's chart to see the difference we can make if we work together to reduce emissions – and the disastrous consequences if we fail to act on climate change.
Posted byon September 23, 2014 at 2:39 PM EDT
President Obama convenes partners at the Clinton Global Initiative and calls on them to push back against growing attempts around the world to obstruct the legitimate and peaceful activity of civil society organizations.
Posted byon September 23, 2014 at 2:20 PM EDT
Leaders from more than 120 countries gathered in New York for the UN Climate Summit. On the agenda: a challenge that knows no borders, produces devastating local impacts, and requires global action.