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Posted byon July 12, 2012 at 10:45 AM EDT
The journey through homelessness is never easy, especially for a child. Unfortunately, schools, housing agencies, and homeless service providers have historically referred families back and forth for resources but rarely worked hand-in-hand to meet the particular needs of school-age children. That's why programs like Project Community Connections are working to provide hope for those suffering from homelessness.
Posted byon July 12, 2012 at 10:08 AM EDT
Larkin Street began as a small, volunteer-run drop-in center and modest street outreach program aimed to give homeless kids on San Francisco’s streets a safe refuge and over time has grown to offer the full spectrum of care that disconnected youth need to be safe, healthy, and build the skills for self-sufficiency.
Posted byon July 6, 2012 at 2:08 PM EDT
Terri Turner works to manage the natural and man-made threats and hazards that plague our local communities, and lessening the costs and misery caused by flooding and other natural disaster events.
Posted byon June 27, 2012 at 5:58 PM EDT
A member of the City of Atlanta's Office of Sustainability discusses the importance of developing advanced vehicles that reduce our country's dependence on foreign oil, and grow jobs in our communities.
Posted byon June 20, 2012 at 11:28 AM EDT
John Berry, Director of the White House Office of Personnel Management, delivers the commencement address at the University of Maryland at College Park and challenges graduates to stand up for themselves and continue changing attitudes.
New Guide Highlights Best Practices and Innovations in Helping Veterans Thrive in the Private SectorPosted byon June 11, 2012 at 12:16 PM EDT
More than 30 companies and organizations from America’s private sector share lessons learned in effective recruitment, assimilation, retention, and development of veterans in the civilian workforce
Posted byon June 11, 2012 at 11:53 AM EDT
This week marks the one-year anniversary of the creation of the White House Rural Council, an Administration-wide initiative to support and strengthen America’s rural economy. SBA announces efforts to ensure that entrepreneurs who live in rural areas have the access and opportunity they need to start, build, and grow their businesses.
Posted byon June 7, 2012 at 2:35 PM EDT
Natasha Tretheway is a poet being honored by the Library of Congress this September as the Library's 19th poet laureate consultant in poetry.
Posted byon June 7, 2012 at 11:35 AM EDT
Heather Zichal talks about a few key items on the President’s “To-Do” list for Congress –- including extending the Production Tax Credit (PTC) and the 48C Advanced Energy Manufacturing Credit
Posted byon May 29, 2012 at 6:58 PM EDT
The first contingent of 24 women who completed the Navy’s nuclear submarine program met with President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama at the White House