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Posted byon July 29, 2010 at 2:11 PM EDT
President Obama delivers an address on education at the Urban League’s 100th Anniversary Convention highlighting the steps his Administration has taken over the past eighteen months to improve the education system in America.
Posted byon July 28, 2010 at 11:55 AM EDT
Rosie Rios, Treasurer of the United States, talks about breaking ground on an affordable housing development made possible with more than $6.8 million in Recovery Act funding, joining Mayor Fenty in our Nation's Capital.
Posted byon July 15, 2010 at 3:18 PM EDT
While school is out this summer, President Obama is welcoming amazing kids from around the country to the White House.
Posted byon July 7, 2010 at 5:30 PM EDT
Last week, Melody Barnes, Assistant to the President and Director of the White House Domestic Policy Council, keynoted the opening plenary session at the 2010 National Conference on Volunteering and Service.
Posted byon June 4, 2010 at 4:11 PM EDT
A weekly look at recent and upcoming events in urban policy from the Office of Urban Affairs.
Posted byon May 27, 2010 at 11:52 AM EDT
Melody Barnes, Assistant to the President and Director of the Domestic Policy Council, discusses an event at the White House highlighting the benefits of the Social Innovation Fund that brought together philanthropists, community foundation heads and administration officials who signaled their support for investments in community solutions.
Posted byon May 19, 2010 at 9:39 AM EDT
Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood joins UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, US Ambassador to the UN Susan Rice, and Russian Ambassador to the UN Vitaly Churkin in launching a Global Call to Action on Ending Distracted Driving.
Posted byon May 6, 2010 at 4:29 PM EDT
Communications Director Dan Pfeiffer lays out the full, astoundingly long list of nominees being blocked by Republicans in the Senate.
Posted byon May 6, 2010 at 4:14 PM EDT
The USDA and HHS Centers for Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships visited two local organizations that promote healthy living in their communities.
Posted byon April 30, 2010 at 4:27 PM EDT
Aman Bhandari summarizes Micah Sifry's interview with Vivek Kundra, U.S. Chief Information Officer, at the Promoting Innovation: Prizes, Challenges and Open Grantmaking summit.