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Posted byon March 5, 2014 at 10:30 AM EDT
Across the world, the work of USAID is grounded in the fundamental principle that investing in women and girls delivers exponentially greater dividends for peace, security, and prosperity.
Posted byon March 5, 2014 at 10:27 AM EDT
LaNika Wise shares her #GetCovered Story
Posted byon March 5, 2014 at 10:19 AM EDT
Brenda Mallory to join Council on Environmental Quality as General Counsel.
Posted byon March 4, 2014 at 7:18 PM EDT
First Lady Michelle Obama joins Deputy Secretary of State Heather Higginbottom at the Department of State to honor recipients of the International Women of Courage Award.
Posted byon March 4, 2014 at 7:08 PM EDT
As the nation’s advocate for veterans, the Department of Veterans Affairs won’t rest until we will serve all women veterans as well as they have served all of us.
Posted byon March 4, 2014 at 4:24 PM EDT
President Obama’s opportunity agenda – his belief that success should be determined by hard work and personal responsibility, not the circumstances of your birth – extends to every American which is why the president announced a new initiative last week called My Brother’s Keeper, designed to give every young man of color who is willing to work hard the chance to live out his highest and best dreams.
Posted byon March 4, 2014 at 3:43 PM EDT
Since 1977, the month of May recognizes the achievements and contributions of Asian Americans, Pacific Islanders and Native Hawaiians to the American story- this May, the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center theme for AAPI Heritage Month is “I Am Beyond.”
Posted byon March 4, 2014 at 3:02 PM EDT
President Obama's 2015 budget provides a “roadmap” for the agenda he laid out in his State of the Union address to restore opportunity for all Americans.
Posted byon March 4, 2014 at 2:30 PM EDT
The President has released a budget that lays out a vision for how to create opportunity for all Americans, investing in items that will grow the economy, create jobs, increase skills training and improve education – all while continuing long term deficit reduction.
Posted byon March 4, 2014 at 12:39 PM EDT
In his Budget Request for Fiscal Year 2015 being transmitted to Congress today, President Obama is following on commitments to “up our game” in promoting preparedness for, and resilience against, the impacts of climate change. This includes robust support for State, local, and tribal preparedness efforts, analysis of vulnerabilities of critical infrastructure, creation of incentives to address those vulnerabilities, and development and dissemination of better information and planning tools.