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Posted byon September 17, 2012 at 2:18 PM EDT
Through programs funded by this groundbreaking legislation, police officers and prosecutors are now trained to understand the needs of victims, specialized law enforcement units investigate these crimes, and transitional housing programs help victims rebuild their lives. As a result, annual rates of domestic violence have dropped by more than 60 percent since the passage of the Act, but more work remains to be done.
Posted byon September 17, 2012 at 1:28 PM EDT
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office is implementing the legislation in a manner that makes it easier for American entrepreneurs and businesses to bring their inventions to the marketplace sooner, converting their ideas into new products and new jobs.
Posted byon August 21, 2012 at 9:56 AM EDT
On August 8th, ONDCP joined other federal officials on a visit to Detroit.
Posted byon August 4, 2012 at 10:58 AM EDT
In honor of President Obama's 51st birthday, we thought we’d share 51 of our favorite pictures of the President in the White House.
Posted byon August 1, 2012 at 5:49 PM EDT
The White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders convened for a Midwest Regional Action Summit at The Ohio State University, bringing together 300 community leaders and federal agency representatives in a day-long convening to exchange ideas.
Posted byon July 27, 2012 at 1:04 PM EDT
This weekend, a two-day celebration of making by a rising generation of tinkerers, inventors, and innovators—includes 450 makers from Michigan and around the United States—is taking place with one of the best collections of innovation in the world as its backdrop.
Posted byon July 19, 2012 at 1:46 PM EDT
Less than a year ago, the White House and Secretary of Education Arne Duncan announced the launch of “Digital Promise,” a new national effort to accelerate innovation in education with technology. Yesterday, The Office of Science and Technology Policy joined superintendents from across the country in Digital Promise’s first Innovation Workshop, held in Washington D.C.
Posted byon July 13, 2012 at 4:55 PM EDT
The tourism industry is on pace for a record-setting year -- with international visitors thus far spending more than $68 billion in the United States.
Posted byon July 13, 2012 at 1:12 PM EDT
Andrew Carlone recently attended the generationOn Youth Summit at the National Conference on Volunteering and Service in Chicago, Illinois to learn how to most effectively make change.
Posted byon July 12, 2012 at 11:07 AM EDT
Beth McCullough works tirelessly to make sure that the homeless kids she rescues become successful young adults and with 87% of her "kids" going on to higher education, her work has paid off.