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Posted byon August 20, 2012 at 4:31 PM EST
Surprise guest President Obama "crashes" the formal luncheon the First Lady held for 54 budding chefs in the East Room.
Posted byon August 9, 2012 at 10:22 AM EST
Michael Strautmanis reflects on the importance of the Summer Jobs + program.
Posted byon July 30, 2012 at 12:53 PM EST
Veronica O. Davis, P.E. is the co-owner and Principal Planning Manager at Nspiregreen LLC. She is a transportation guru who uses her knowledge to spark progressive social change in the community.
Posted byon July 24, 2012 at 1:15 PM EST
Three years ago today, the Obama Administration kicked off Race to the Top, an initiative to invest in systemic and innovative school reforms that work.
Posted byon July 20, 2012 at 8:34 PM EST
One enduring symbol of the lives that have been lost is the AIDS Memorial Quilt. To mark the International AIDS conference, a section of the Quilt was put on display in the White House where visitors can stop and remember the human toll that this disease has taken, and how far we’ve come as a country in the fight against HIV/AIDS.
Posted byon July 13, 2012 at 12:34 PM EST
Russlynn Ali, Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights at the Department of Education, discusses the successes of Title IX as well as the important work that remains to be done.
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.
Posted byon June 26, 2012 at 9:17 AM EST
State and local officials talk about the impact of TIGER grants in their communities.
Posted byon June 26, 2012 at 9:14 AM EST
President Obama again pushes Congress to act on student loan interest rates, the White House introduces a tool to help you figure out if you qualify for refinancing, and new data show that the Affordable Care Act is making a positive difference in our health care system.
Posted byon June 21, 2012 at 11:45 AM EST
The Social Innovation Fund invests money in nonprofits and foundations so they can accelerate the work of high-impact organizations like the Year Up program and replicate their approaches in new localities and markets.