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  • President Obama's Call with the Prime Minister of India

    President Obama discusses the shooting in Oak Creek, Wisconsin with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh

  • Finding Jobs in the Mile-High City

    For the past year-and-a-half, the U.S. Department of Labor's Center for Faith-based and Neighborhoor Partnerships has been building civic partnerships with job clubs, career ministries, and job networking and support groups based at congregations, community centers, and coffee shops. An event in Denver brought together job club leaders, faith leaders, nonprofits, and government agencies to discuss their respective efforts in helping job seekers and to explore the formation of new partnerships.

  • Empowering Young People to Build a Kinder, Braver World

    We must all stay focused on ending bullying because no young person, or their loved ones, should have to endure the pain, agony, and loss to our families, schools, and communities that can come with bullying.

  • Happy Birthday, President Obama

    In honor of President Obama's 51st birthday, we thought we’d share 51 of our favorite pictures of the President in the White House.

  • Panel Shows What’s Possible in Education Technology

    Last Monday, at a Capitol Hill briefing co-sponsored by Sens. Tom Harkin of Iowa and Michael Bennet of Colorado, a panel of experts described some of the innovative learning technologies being brought to bear in public education and ways in which the Obama Administration’s proposed Advanced Research Projects Agency for Education (ARPA-ED) could speed the development and deployment of these valuable technologies.

  • The Nation's First High Speed Rail

    Dan Richard, chair of the California High-Speed Rail Authority, explains the work that has gone into establishing California's High Speed Rail over the past four years.

  • Committed to American Innovation, American Jobs, and Environmentally-Friendly Mass Transportation

    As Chief Executive Officer, David Bennett leads Proterra as it continues to highlight the growing market for zero-emission solutions in the transit industry.

  • Urbal Growth Through Rapid Transit

    Jacque Whitsitt has served on the Board of Directors of the Roaring Fork Transportation Authority (RFTA) for nearly 15 years, including service as Vice Chair of the Board, and is currently the Mayor of Basalt, Colorado. Success at the polls, during the onset of the global economic downturn, enabled RFTA to garner Federal Transit Administration Very Small Starts grant support for its VelociRFTA Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project, the nation’s first rural BRT system, which is slated to become operational in September 2013. VelociRFTA will greatly improve the quality and convenience of transit services available to Roaring Fork Valley’s residents and visitors for decades to come.

  • From the Archives: The Medicare Bill of 1965

    Today marks the 47th anniversary of the signing of the law that established Medicare, a health insurance program for the elderly, and Medicaid, a health insurance program for the poor

  • The Code for Livability Rocks On

    This weekend in Denver, Colorado, coders and designers will build on the success of the Code for Livability event, converging on the Uncubed coworking space to participate in the Colorado Code for Communities civic “hackathon”.