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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 April 30, 2013 at 11:02 AM EDT
Rebecca Templeton shares her personal story that lead her to founding Bayou Grace Community Services.
Posted byon April 30, 2013 at 10:41 AM EDT
Patrick Barnes describes how his recognition of minority communities created his passion to help.
Posted byon March 29, 2013 at 5:56 PM EDT
Mireya Reith describes her journey in founding the Arkansas United Community Coalition.
Posted byon February 27, 2013 at 2:15 PM EDT
Becky James-Hatter discusses the importance of having positive mentors for children.
Posted byon February 22, 2013 at 7:30 PM EDT
Have questions about what the sequester is, and why American families and our national economy face the threat of harmful budget cuts? Check out this explainer for some background.
Posted byon February 13, 2013 at 5:55 PM EDT
The stars of the Oscar-nominated drama joined Mrs. Obama to help teach students about the hard work required to create a beautiful movie.
Posted byon January 15, 2013 at 3:52 PM EDT
Read about how the State Department is encouraging Americans to make a difference abroad.
Posted byon January 3, 2013 at 12:55 PM EDT
The disruption of the seafood industry caused by the BP Oil Spill in 2010 continues to have a significant impact on the livelihood of an estimated 80% of Southeast Asian American families in the Gulf Coast Region. Last month, we traveled to New Orleans, LA, and Biloxi, MS, to meet with AAPI community members, fishermen, business leaders, and government officials and learn more about the economic opportunities and challenges facing the community.
Posted byon December 6, 2012 at 4:27 PM EDT
Today, the White House National Economic Council releaseda state-by-state reports about the real-life impact of these tax increases on America’s middle class families if Congress fails to act by January 1. Find out what it means for your community.