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  • Growing Momentum for Digital Promise

    Less than a year ago, the White House and Secretary of Education Arne Duncan announced the launch of “Digital Promise,” a new national effort to accelerate innovation in education with technology. Yesterday, The Office of Science and Technology Policy joined superintendents from across the country in Digital Promise’s first Innovation Workshop, held in Washington D.C.

  • Know Your Farmer, Know Your Food - Across the United States

    Today, the White House hosted a Google+ Hangout with Agriculture Deputy Secretary Kathleen Merrigan and women leaders around the country to highlight efforts to strengthen local and regional food systems.

  • Join a White House Hangout on Local Foods

    In a live Google+ Hangout, USDA Deputy Secretary Kathleen Merrigan and White House Director of Public Engagement Jon Carson will join women leaders across the country to discuss local food and agriculture, answer questions submitted by the public, and launch the latest version of Compass, the interactive Know Your Farmer, Know Your Food map.

  • Translating Veterans' Skills into Veterans' Jobs

    Organizations and companies throughout America are stepping up to help with veterans’ “skill translation” – and the timing is important: more than 1,000,000 veterans will be transitioning out of the military and into the civilian workforce in the coming years.

  • Military Spouse Attorneys Answer the Joining Forces Challenge

    June 14, 2012, is the One Year Anniversary of the Military Spouse JD Network

  • A Taste of the UK State Dinner: Steamed Lemon Pudding

    One of the most popular dishes served at this week's State Dinner in honor of British Prime Minister David Cameron was, unsurprisingly, dessert. The White House Pastry Chef shares a simple version you can make at home.

  • $40 Stories Across all 50 States

    Check out the slideshow below of the photos and stories of Americans across all 50 states (plus Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands) who believed that their voice could make a difference and had the courage to speak out about what losing an extra $40 per paycheck would mean for them and for their family.

  • Joining Forces to Hire America’s Veterans – Idaho Style

    A Boise-based billboard company has put up 32 billboards in Idaho to raise awareness about veteran unemployment

  • Reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act

    Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Leahy (D-Vermont) and Senator Crapo (R-Idaho) introduce bipartisan legislation to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act.

  • Regional Town Hall Meetings Focus on Engaging Men in Ending Violence Against Women

    In honor of Domestic Violence Awareness month this past October, the Department of Education, the Department of Health and Human Services, and the Department of Housing and Urban Development collaborated to hold ten town hall events throughout the country on the topic of Engaging Men and Boys in Ending Violence Against Women.