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Posted byon July 5, 2012 at 6:10 PM EDT
More than 1,300 veterans have been offered jobs in the week since the big event, which was sponsored by the VA
Posted byon July 3, 2012 at 11:15 AM EDT
Check out a gallery of selected images from presidents over the years as they celebrate Independence Day with commemorative ceremonies, White House picnics, family gatherings, and of course, fireworks.
Posted byon June 28, 2012 at 11:27 AM EDT
On a daily basis, Department of Housing and Urban Development Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity and the Illinois Department of Human Rights work to eliminate housing discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.
Posted byon June 23, 2012 at 11:59 AM EDT
National Economic Council Director Gene Sperling writes about his father, Larry Sperling, who fought and won 40 years ago to ensure young women their full rights to compete in sports.
Posted byon June 22, 2012 at 2:17 PM EDT
Caren Calhoun believes that every child deserves a fair shot at a good education, and that's why she devotes her efforts to working for Tulsa Educare, an organization that tries to break the cycle of poverty by working on Head Start initiatives in the Tulsa area and others.
Posted byon June 19, 2012 at 1:50 PM EDT
Mark Linton is appointed Executive Director of the Strong Cities, Strong Communities Initiative, which works to develop partnerships between federal agencies and localities to spark economic development in communities that have faced significant long-term economic challenges
Posted byon June 18, 2012 at 1:30 PM EDT
Nearly 50 years ago, Dr. T. Berry Brazelton collaborated with Head Start founders Ed Zigler and Julius Richmond to help build a comprehensive early education program giving every child a chance to make the American Dream come true, for that child, and for all of us.
Posted byon June 18, 2012 at 1:15 PM EDT
Lori Pittman started off in the same position as the people she helps today, so she understands how difficult it can be to provide the education advocacy that kids really need. That's why she has dedicated her time and effort to giving back to the same Head Start program that helped her out so much.
Posted byon June 18, 2012 at 12:46 PM EDT
Rory Sipp has stepped through many roles in the Head Start program and has made it his mission to serve the underprivileged children of the Las Vegas area.
Posted byon June 18, 2012 at 11:56 AM EDT
The Baraga-Houghton-Keweenaw Child Development Board provides high-quality early childhood services to children and families including health and wellness services, such as pregnancy education, breast feeding support, home visiting, health and developmental screenings, and medical and dental care.