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Posted byon May 4, 2011 at 2:32 PM EDT
Divya Kumaraiah, Policy Assistant to the White House Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation, shares inspiring stories from CNCS' disaster recovery efforts in Mississippi.
Posted byon May 2, 2011 at 6:08 PM EDT
May is Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month! There are a host of events commemorating the month of May, including a White House AAPI Leaders Briefing in Washington, D.C. with key Obama Administration officials on the economy, immigration, healthcare and education. Read about this important event and many other events happening across the country and important announcements from our federal agency partners in the WHIAAPI Weekly Highlights.
Posted byon April 22, 2011 at 1:37 PM EDT
EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson looks back on progress so far, and looks forward to continued effort to make sure all Americans get the protections and opportunities they need and deserve.
Posted byon March 24, 2011 at 11:07 AM EDT
Iris Dooling, Program Specialist for the Louisiana State AmeriCorps program for Habitat for Humanity and 2010 Eli J. Segal Fellow at Corporation for National Community Service, shares the skills and perspective she gained and the impact she had on communities.
Posted byon February 28, 2011 at 12:56 PM EDT
Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius discusses President Obama's support for a legislative proposal that would allow states that choose to do so to develop health reform models for their states as soon as 2014 so long as they meet certain criteria.
Posted byon January 26, 2011 at 6:17 PM EDT
Read more reactions to the President's State of the Union Address from America's governors, mayors and experts from various fields covered in the President's speech
Posted byon December 1, 2010 at 11:00 AM EDT
White House Executive Chef Cris Comerford higlights today's menu at the White House Mess including oysters, crab, shrimp and trout from the Gulf Coast region in honor of "America's Night Out for Gulf Seafood."
Posted byon October 14, 2010 at 6:20 PM EDT
Joshua DuBois deliveres a speech to a conference on interfaith action organized by the U.S. Embassy to the Holy See. His complete remarks as prepared are included.
Posted byon September 24, 2010 at 11:50 AM EDT
Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar encourages Americans to get outdoors in honor of National Public Lands Day and National Hunting and Fishing Day.
Posted byon September 21, 2010 at 5:17 PM EDT
The Vice President was also present as the President awarded Chief Master Sergeant Richard L. Etchberger, U.S. Air Force, the Medal of Honor for conspicuous gallantry. Chief Etchberger received the Medal of Honor posthumously for his heroic actions in combat on March 11, 1968, in the country of Laos.