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Posted byon October 20, 2014 at 10:50 AM EDT
Paul Saginaw, co-founding partner of the Zingerman's Community of Businesses, makes the case for raising the federal minimum wage.
Posted byon October 10, 2014 at 2:32 PM EDT
Since the President called on Congress to raise the federal minimum wage, 13 states and the District of Columbia raised the minimum wage for working Americans. Cities and counties throughout the country have also made tremendous progress in using their authorities to make sure workers, contractors, and residents can better clothe, feed, and shelter their families.
Posted byon October 1, 2014 at 6:58 PM EDT
Tens of thousands of people shared what raising the federal minimum wage to $10.10 would mean to them personally, or to their communities. Read some of those stories on our interactive map here.
Posted byon September 30, 2014 at 5:00 PM EDT
The President's Better Buildings Challenge expands to take on data centers, which consumed about 100 billion kilowatt-hours of electricity last year, representing more than 2% of all U.S. electricity use.
Posted byon September 24, 2014 at 3:00 PM EDT
"It’s On Us" provides organizing tools for campuses and communities, and already we’ve seen great things happening.
Posted byon September 18, 2014 at 2:48 PM EDT
The White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (WHIAAPI) is proud to announce its first class of E3! Ambassadors, 32 young leaders from across the nation committed to improving the quality of life and opportunity for young AAPIs.
Posted byon September 15, 2014 at 5:25 PM EDT
Erika Mahoney is being honored as a Individual and Community Preparedness Champion of Change.
Posted byon August 14, 2014 at 5:19 PM EDT
The Department of Education unveils a new grant opportunity to partner with states and local communities to expand the reach of high-quality preschool.
Posted byon August 13, 2014 at 10:23 AM EDT
8 Keys to Veterans’ Success has more than 500 colleges and university commitments, more than double the amount since President Obama announced the Keys in August 2013.
Posted byon August 4, 2014 at 4:55 PM EDT