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Posted byon July 30, 2013 at 3:13 PM EDT
Earlier this week, Education Secretary Arne Duncan met with a group of young people who are mounting an inspiring fight to overcome barriers and make this country stronger. They are called the DREAM Riders, and they are taking their vital message to the entire country.
Posted byon July 30, 2013 at 2:00 PM EDT
President Obama, Attorney General Eric Holder, and Secretary of Labor Tom Perez meet with civil rights leaders, and state and local elected officials at the White House to discuss how to safeguard every eligible American’s right to vote in light of the recent Supreme Court decision on Shelby County vs. Holder.
Posted byon July 11, 2013 at 5:59 PM EDT
White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders Executive Director Kiran Ahuja chats on-air with Atlanta Radio Korea host Kevin Kim
State-by-State Reports: President Obama's Plan to Cut Carbon Pollution and Prepare for Consequences of Climate ChangePosted byon June 26, 2013 at 1:00 PM EDT
State-by-state reports detail the impacts of extreme weather and pollution across the country, and explain how President Obama's plan will help cut carbon pollution and prepare states for the impacts of climate change that can't be avoided.
Posted byon June 25, 2013 at 11:48 AM EDT
When I think of citizen science, I think of points of enlightenment spreading over a map, literally filling it with new knowledge. Each point represents a person who is making an important contribution to science, who is learning a lot, and who is likely to be engaged in conserving the phenomenon they’re studying.
Posted byon June 24, 2013 at 9:07 AM EDT
Two years ago today, President Obama launched the Materials Genome Initiative (MGI), a collaborative endeavor of the public and private sectors designed to double the pace of innovation, manufacture, and deployment of high-tech materials in America.Today, universities, companies, Federal agencies, and other partners announced more than twenty new commitments to kick-start an ambitious third year for the MGI.
Posted byon June 19, 2013 at 2:00 PM EDT
Democratic and Republican state and local officials from all over the country are speaking out about the need for commonsense immigration reform. See what officials from the southern United States had to say.
Posted byon June 19, 2013 at 9:20 AM EDT
Tiffani Alexander, a 14 year-old from Covington, GA, is a member of the National Youth Advisory Council at generationOn, the global youth service enterprise of Points of Light. She is also the founder of Butterflies, Beetles and Bees, Oh My!, a bug club she runs in partnership with the Prevent Child Abuse Rockdale program.
Posted byon May 28, 2013 at 5:46 PM EDT
Honoring Harvey Milk Champions of Change
Posted byon May 28, 2013 at 12:05 PM EDT