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Posted byon May 29, 2014 at 11:44 AM EDT
In advance of the White House Summit on Working Families, we've engaged working families, business leaders, and other stakeholders to determine how best to meet the needs of 21st century families and workplaces. We continued this conversation by meeting with academics to discuss the most recent research on working families, including changing demographics, modern marriage, workplace flexibility, and effective management practices that boost companies’ bottom lines by boosting the productivity of their workers.
Posted byon May 27, 2014 at 5:51 PM EDT
Clara Gantt waited to be reunited with her husband, a veteran of World War II and the Korean War. She waited, and waited, and waited -- never to remarry. An American story of timeless love and loyalty was shared by the President during his Memorial Day remarks this year at Arlington National Cemetery.
Posted byon May 27, 2014 at 2:58 PM EDT
This year’s White House Science Fair features a special focus on girls and women who are excelling in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) and inspiring us all with their work. Since the beginning of his Administration, the President has been committed to getting more underrepresented groups, including women and girls, excited to excel at STEM subjects.
Posted byon May 27, 2014 at 9:30 AM EDT
The White House Science Fair features extraordinary science projects and experiments from some of America’s most innovative students. Find out more about the students participating in this year’s Science Fair.
Posted byon May 26, 2014 at 11:04 AM EDT
President Obama commemorates Memorial Day by traveling to Arlington National Cemetery, laying a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, and delivering remarks honoring our fallen troops.
Posted byon May 22, 2014 at 4:38 PM EDT
On what would have been his 84th birthday, Harvey Milk had a stamp dedicated in his honor at the White House.
Posted byon May 21, 2014 at 2:07 PM EDT
Posted byon May 16, 2014 at 6:15 PM EDT
This week, the President praised the power of solar, honored this year's TOP COPS, awarded the Medal of Honor and traveled to New York for the opening of the National September 11 Memorial & Museum.
Posted byon May 15, 2014 at 3:26 PM EDT
In advance of the first-ever White House Maker Faire, mayors around the country are signing up to join the Mayors Maker Challenge, a call to action from mayors, challenging their peers to bolster Making in their own communities.
Posted byon May 13, 2014 at 7:29 PM EDT