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  • WHIAAPI Weekly Highlights May 20, 2011

    It’s nearing the final week of May, Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month. It’s been a whirlwind of activity for WHIAAPI! Read about our events commemorating the month of May, as well as a listing of blogs highlighting the administration’s work and the AAPI community in the WHIAAPI Weekly Highlights.


  • The Power of Vision and Teacher Support

    Champion of Change Eric Kehn, Louisiana's 2010 Regional Teacher of the Year, discusses the importance of supporting teachers.


  • Volunteers Prove Essential to Disaster Response

    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.


  • WHIAAPI Weekly Highlights: AAPI Heritage Month Edition

    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.


  • Earth Day: The Progress We've Made

    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.


  • More Than Interest: A Story Celebrating Service

    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.


  • Empowering States to Innovate

    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.


  • The President’s State of the Union Address: What They’re Saying Part II

    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


  • A Taste of the Gulf at the White House

    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."


  • Vatican Interfaith Conference: Keynote Remarks

    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.


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