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Posted byon July 6, 2012 at 1:48 PM EDT
Under the leadership of Joel Berman, Adaptive Adventures provides access to outdoor and sport activities to the physically disabled.
Posted byon June 29, 2012 at 6:32 PM EDT
A quick glimpse at what happened this week in the White House.
Posted byon June 28, 2012 at 11:27 AM EDT
On a daily basis, Department of Housing and Urban Development Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity and the Illinois Department of Human Rights work to eliminate housing discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.
Posted byon June 27, 2012 at 5:11 PM EDT
The Obama administration is making strides in the Better Building Challenge across the U.S. with the hopes of making new American buildings 20 percent more effective over the next ten years.
Posted byon June 26, 2012 at 4:32 PM EDT
With a new law in Illinois, 23 states have adopted pro-military spouse license portability measures -- allowing more military families to more easily transition jobs between moves.
Posted byon June 26, 2012 at 10:17 AM EDT
State and local officials talk about the impact of TIGER grants in their communities.
Posted byon June 23, 2012 at 11:59 AM EDT
National Economic Council Director Gene Sperling writes about his father, Larry Sperling, who fought and won 40 years ago to ensure young women their full rights to compete in sports.
Posted byon June 21, 2012 at 12:45 PM EDT
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.
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.
Posted byon June 12, 2012 at 2:15 PM EDT
Today in Washington, hundreds of leaders from the White House and Federal agencies joined their peers from the Nation's most recognizable companies and organizations to develop strategies to use prizes and competitions as a key method to spark innovation and deepen citizen engagement.