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Posted byon June 22, 2014 at 11:33 AM EDT
Join a series of Facebook Q&A’s live from the White House Summit on Working Families to discuss issues including workplace flexibility and equal pay.
Posted byon June 20, 2014 at 11:59 AM EDT
All families have a right to have access to a good education system, affordable healthcare and jobs. Our rural families are concerned about creating strong prospects for their children, whether it is on or off the farm. But it is also essential that there are opportunities that will attract young people back to rural areas and help us secure the future of agriculture.
Posted byon June 19, 2014 at 2:34 PM EDT
At the first-ever White House Maker Faire, truly remarkable “Makers” showed off how access to new technologies like 3D printers, laser cutters, and desktop machine tools are enabling more Americans to design and build just about anything. Even though these remarkable innovators are making in America, they weren’t all born here.
Posted byon June 18, 2014 at 1:47 PM EDT
Tomorrow, Thursday, June 19, at 4:30 p.m. ET, join Valerie Jarrett for a Twitter Q&A on helping working families succeed on her Twitter handle, @VJ44.
Posted byon June 18, 2014 at 12:41 PM EDT
We're excited to announce our next White House Social event -- an opportunity for our followers on Twitter and Instagram to participate in the White House Summit on Working Families.
Posted byon June 13, 2014 at 5:10 PM EDT
Attorney General Eric Holder calls on Americans to get involved in “My Brother’s Keeper” –- the President's initiative that’s bringing together government and private groups to address persistent opportunity gaps and provide young people with the support they need to stay on the right path.
Posted byon June 11, 2014 at 10:36 AM EDT
At a time when our families and our workforce look different than they ever have before, Secretary Anthony Foxx discusses how fatherhood has changed in the 21st century.
President Obama Signs the Water Resources Reform and Development Act, and Honors the "Borinqueneers"Posted byon June 10, 2014 at 8:36 PM EDT
It was a busy morning at the White House today, as President Obama signed two bills into law -- the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA), and the 65th Infantry Regiment Congressional Gold Medal.
Posted byon June 9, 2014 at 1:39 PM EDT
As part of the lead-up to the White House Summit on Working Families, we’ve been exploring policies and best practices that help both families and businesses manage the increasingly complicated interaction between work and family-life.
Posted byon June 6, 2014 at 9:30 AM EDT
Job growth exceeded 200,000 for the fourth straight month in May, and businesses have now added over a million jobs so far this year.