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Posted byon July 29, 2013 at 10:44 AM EDT
Last Tuesday, the White House honored 14 Open Government and Civic Hacking Champions of Change—extraordinary Americans working to improve their communities through technology, innovation, and civic participation. As entrepreneurs, innovators, organizers, and community leaders, these “Champions of Change” have made a tremendous positive impact.
Posted byon July 18, 2013 at 12:30 PM EDT
The White House invites four local Spanish-language television anchors to participate in the “Live from the White House” series, or in this case “En Vivo desde la Casa Blanca.”
Posted byon July 17, 2013 at 2:26 PM EDT
Dr. Linda Rudolph is being honored as a Champion of Change for her work on the front lines to protect public health in a changing climate.
Regional Round-up: Support for President Obama's Plan to Cut Carbon Pollution and Combat Climate ChangePosted byon June 27, 2013 at 6:45 PM EDT
President Obama announced his efforts to combat climate change on Tuesday. Here's what the media is saying.
Posted byon June 27, 2013 at 1:02 PM EDT
On Saturday, June 29th, the First Lady is hosting a special event that will connect young people in South Africa with young people in the U.S. to discuss the importance of education and our shared future - and you can be a part of it.
Posted byon June 27, 2013 at 12:18 PM EDT
Read about Secretary Sandy Jewell's experience participating in a service project in Portland, Oregon with Mayor Charlie Hales and members of the Northwest Youth Corps.
Posted byon June 27, 2013 at 9:45 AM EDT
On Tuesday, President Obama announced his plan to reduce carbon pollution and businesses responded. Here's what they're saying.
State-by-State Reports: President Obama's Plan to Cut Carbon Pollution and Prepare for Consequences of Climate ChangePosted byon June 26, 2013 at 1:00 PM EDT
State-by-state reports detail the impacts of extreme weather and pollution across the country, and explain how President Obama's plan will help cut carbon pollution and prepare states for the impacts of climate change that can't be avoided.
Posted byon June 25, 2013 at 5:37 PM EDT
Officials from the western United States share what bringing our legal immigration system into the 21st century would mean to them.
Posted byon June 25, 2013 at 9:59 AM EDT
The Coastal Observation and Seabird Survey Team (COASST) was born out of the Tenyo Maru oil spill, out of the realization that scientists alone can’t begin to document what’s normal, let alone how fast things are changing. We need a willing army to make that happen. In short, we need citizens – the locals who watch, and know, and love their backyards, their environment.