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  • Reflecting on India: Challenges and Opportunities for the LGBT Community

    After reflecting on my recent trip to India, I’m reminded that in many countries around the world, members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community continue to face political, social, and cultural hurdles that prevent them from achieving full equality.


  • President Obama Travels to the Netherlands, Meets with World Leaders

    The President starts his week-long trip to the Netherlands, Belgium, Italy, the Vatican, and Saudi Arabia.


  • President Obama Announces Douglas M. Brooks, MSW, as Director of the Office of National AIDS Policy

    Today, President Obama announced the appointment of Douglas M. Brooks, MSW, as the Director of the White House Office of National AIDS Policy (ONAP).


  • The Power of Education to Create the Next Generation of Conservation Leaders

    Felecia Hatcher is the Co-Founder of Code Fever, an initiative that trains African American youth in the areas of technology and entrepreneurship. As an Author, Social Entrepreneur and the Chief Popsicle of Feverish Ice Cream, Hatcher has been featured in Black Enterprise as the Innovator of the Week, Essence Magazine Tech Master, the NBC Today Show, The Cooking Channel, and Grio’s 100 African American’s Making History.


  • Challenges Give Rise to Opportunity

    Bill Hodge serves as the Director of the Southern Appalachian Wilderness Stewards (SAWS) program. Since starting in 2010, the SAWS program has quickly grown not only in capacity to assist the United States Forest Service in serving and stewarding federally designated wilderness areas across five states, it has also become a constituency building effort to engage, inspire and deploy public lands stewards from a new and more diverse generation.


  • #GeeksGetCovered: A Maker’s Story

    As part of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy’s #GeeksGetCovered, effort we’ll be sharing stories about what access to affordable, quality healthcare means to geeks across America.


  • Advancing Global Nuclear Security

    World leaders gather at The Hague for the third Nuclear Security Summit, an opportunity to compare notes on how far we’ve come and chart the course ahead as we work to keep sensitive materials — the building blocks of nuclear weapons — from falling into the wrong hands.


  • March 26 Webinar on Hepatitis B Data Collection and Management

    Please join the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (WHIAAPI) and Hep B United on Wednesday, March 26, 2014 from 3:00-4:00 p.m. EST for a webinar on Hepatitis B Data Collection and Management.


  • Sharing a Vision, Working Together, Saving Lake Erie

    Felecia Hatcher is the Co-Founder of Code Fever, an initiative that trains African American youth in the areas of technology and entrepreneurship. As an Author, Social Entrepreneur and the Chief Popsicle of Feverish Ice Cream, Hatcher has been featured in Black Enterprise as the Innovator of the Week, Essence Magazine Tech Master, the NBC Today Show, The Cooking Channel, and Grio’s 100 African American’s Making History.


  • Connecting Veterans with Montana’s Wilderness Heritage

    Tristan Persico, a former United States Air Force Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technician and Afghanistan combat veteran, serves Montana's armed forces community as the Veteran Outreach Coordinator for the Montana Wilderness Association. Tristan provides opportunities for veterans to share wilderness experiences, tell stories around the campfire, and be with peers who understand what they have been through.


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