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Posted byon October 10, 2012 at 2:15 PM EST
Kea Norrell Boyd is an educator for the Wayne County 4-H Mentoring Program, a part of the Children & Youth Institute at Michigan State University Extension. When Kea was tasked at expanding the Wayne County 4-H Mentoring Program, she realized the true importance of offering caring adult mentors to at-risk youth. Kea works to find ways for young people growing up in a high-risk environments a chance to succeed and ways to support them.
Posted byon October 5, 2012 at 9:16 AM EST
Violence. Narco-trafficking. Illegal Immigration. A place of great insecurity. Listen to the national media and these are the images they would have you believe define and characterize the U.S.-Mexico Border.
Posted byon September 27, 2012 at 11:55 AM EST
Phil Bertolini is the CIO and Deputy County Executive for Oakland County, Michigan. Phil strives to drive innovation and real change in government technology, even in hard economic times. He has proven that with the proper long-term approach, government technology implementation in a tough economy is possible and necessary for the continued provision of critical government services.
Posted byon September 17, 2012 at 1:18 PM EST
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 12:28 PM EST
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 8:56 AM EST
On August 8th, ONDCP joined other federal officials on a visit to Detroit.
Posted byon August 4, 2012 at 9:58 AM EST
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 4:49 PM EST
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 12:04 PM EST
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 12:46 PM EST
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.