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Posted byon July 17, 2012 at 3:34 PM EST
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.
Posted byon July 13, 2012 at 9:52 AM EST
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.
Posted byon July 12, 2012 at 10:37 AM EST
Thanks to work done by Lisa Stambolis and the organization Health Care for the Homeless, Inc., homeless youth in the Maryland area have made headway on serious regulatory issues preventing the care of minors without homes.
Posted byon July 9, 2012 at 3:40 PM EST
President Obama and key members of the administration celebrate the Fourth of July by welcoming newly naturalized citizens in cities across the country.
Posted byon July 9, 2012 at 1:29 PM EST
Thanks to legislation recently signed by President Obama, thousands of construction workers on job sites across the country will continue working to improve America's infrastructure.
Posted byon July 6, 2012 at 12:50 PM EST
Focal Point Global, a non-profit youth educational organization, has a mission to give disadvantaged children in the United States and in African countries access to a global education without leaving their neighborhoods.
Posted byon July 6, 2012 at 12:42 PM EST
Focal Point Global is a 501c3 organization empowering the world’s disadvantaged youth through global education and technology to address social issues in their communities.
Posted byon June 27, 2012 at 4:11 PM EST
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 22, 2012 at 1:32 PM EST
Carol’s son Justin was born with a rare genetic lung disorder and survived a traumatic brain injury four years ago. He graduated from college last December. Because of the health care law, he’s able to stay on his father’s plan, which means he can consider the possibility of going to law school instead of spending his time and resources trying to find health insurance.
Posted byon June 21, 2012 at 3:54 PM EST
Graduating from college is an exciting time in every persons life, but in today's economy it often means being cut off from your parent's health insurance and not being able to afford your own. Thanks to the Affordable Care Act though, graduates are able to stay on their parent's insurance until they're 26, an assurance that is most comforting in this unpredictable day and age. Listen to Abby tell her story about how the Affordable Care Act helped her.