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  • Energizing Northern California AAPI Communities Through the Regional Interagency Working Group

    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.

  • Standing Up for LGBT Rights Around the World

    Vice President Biden reiterates that the rights of LGBT people are an inseparable part of America’s promotion of human rights around the world.

  • The First Lady's Travel Journal: Meeting with American and Chinese Students at Peking University

    The First Lady visits Peking University and speaks with Chinese students and American students studying abroad in China.

  • White House Engages Filipino American Leaders

    Last week, the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (WHIAAPI) and the White House Office of Public Engagement brought together 175 Filipino American leaders at the White House to discuss key issues of importance to the community.

  • Tell Us What You Think About Big Data and Privacy

    The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy already released a formal Request for Information seeking comments from the public on the review of big data. But we want to make it even easier for you to participate in this important process.

  • More Big (Data) Ideas

    On March 17, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, the Data & Society Research Institute, and New York University co-hosted the second in a series of public events focused on big data that OSTP is co-hosting with academic institutions across the country.

  • West Wing Week 03/14/14 or "What's Up, Captain America?"

    This week, the Vice President and Dr. Biden traveled to Chile to attend the President's inauguration, while this President worked on improving access to college for students, raising the minimum wage, and negotiating a peaceful settlement to the conflict in Ukraine. He also got out the word about this year's March 31st deadline for health insurance applications, congratulated NCAA champs, and designated a new national monument.

  • Protecting Employment Rights Across the Country

    The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is the nation’s primary employment rights enforcement agency, tasked with enforcing federal laws that make it illegal to discriminate against a job applicant or an employee because of the person’s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age (40 or older), disability, or genetic information.

  • Department of Commerce and Women’s History Month

    Here at the Department of Commerce, we are committed to strengthening the role of women in business and technology. Among the Department’s many initiatives aimed toward advancing this goal are the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s (USPTO) efforts to empower our country’s women to innovate and create good jobs.

  • Vea en Vivo: El Foro del Presidente Obama sobre los Latinos y la Ley del Cuidado de Salud a Bajo Precio

    El presidente Obama participará en un foro o un “Town Hall” donde hablará acerca de los Latinos y la Ley del Cuidado de Salud a Bajo Precio