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Posted byon October 31, 2012 at 10:01 AM EST
Here are suggestions from FEMA about ways to help those affected by Hurricane Sandy.
Posted byon July 30, 2012 at 1:07 PM EST
Rebecca M. Townsend, Ph.D., is an associate professor of communication at Manchester Community College in Connecticut and serves as the principal investigator for the Partnership for Inclusive, Cost-Effective Public Participation. She involves community service learning, cultural communication, and productive deliberation in transit planning public involvement efforts.
Partnership for Sustainable Communities Marks Three Years Helping Communities Build a Foundation for ProsperityPosted byon June 29, 2012 at 5:10 PM EST
In 2009, President Obama challenged three agencies to help communities around the country better meet their housing, transportation, and environmental goals, laying the groundwork for an economy that provides good jobs now and creates a strong foundation for long-term prosperity. A partnership between the DOT, HUD, and EPA has now funded 744 projects in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico with approximately $3.7 billion in assistance.
White House, Department of Education, Corporation for National and Community Service Continue the President’s Interfaith and Community Service Campus ChallengePosted byon June 26, 2012 at 3:30 PM EST
President Obama's Interfaith and Community Service Campus Challenge has inspired service leadership by diverse groups at colleges and universities around the country: public and private, religiously-affiliated and secular, community colleges, HBCUs, and seminaries. Over 400 campuses responded to the Challenge, and students took action on issues from hunger to literacy.
Posted byon June 13, 2012 at 3:55 PM EST
We've been listening as people from around the country share their thoughts about why mortgage relief is such a big deal.
Posted byon May 30, 2012 at 11:47 AM EST
Last week state and district education leaders met at in Cincinnati, Ohio to discuss labor-management collaboration. Sponsored by several national organizations including the U.S. Department of Education, this conference centered on changing the way that school administrators, board members, and union leaders work together to improve teaching and learning.
Posted byon May 30, 2012 at 8:30 AM EST
President Obama celebrates U.S. troops on Memorial Day, presses Congress to act on his To-Do List, and speaks in Joplin, Missouri.
Posted byon May 11, 2012 at 2:00 PM EST
Watch Dr. Jill Biden give the commencement address at Southwestern Community College in Creston, Iowa
Posted byon May 8, 2012 at 5:26 PM EST
In celebration of Teacher Appreciation Week—and specifically National Teacher Appreciation Day today—OSTP staff wanted to thank and highlight some of the teachers who have had the most impact on our lives.
Posted byon April 25, 2012 at 11:53 AM EST
Jackie Cole, a Veterinarian and dedicated environmentalist, works fervently with communities, organizations and individuals to bring back much of the Galveston, TX tree population that was lost during Hurrican Ike, in 2008.