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Posted byon November 2, 2011 at 6:04 PM EDT
Commissioner for the President’s Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders Doua Thor reflects on the story of Kabzuag Vaj, an immigrant helping end domestic violence in the United States.
Posted byon October 28, 2011 at 5:49 PM EDT
Maren Johnson, a junior at Watertown High School in Watertown, SD, describes how she spreads the word on the importance of washing your hands.
Posted byon October 27, 2011 at 3:25 PM EDT
Doua Thor discusses Kabzuag Vaj's work, which advocates for culturally and linguistically appropriate responses for the AAPI community.
Posted byon October 5, 2011 at 11:18 AM EDT
Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood calls on Congress to pass the American Jobs Act to create jobs and invest in American infrastructure.
Posted byon October 4, 2011 at 1:22 PM EDT
Cabinet officials fanned out across the country to meet with mayors and talk about the American Jobs Act.
Posted byon September 29, 2011 at 5:15 PM EDT
Northeast Iowa Community College implemented a series of changes to increase its student completion and retention goals and achieved graduation rates 24 percent above the national averages.
Posted byon September 26, 2011 at 3:34 PM EDT
Young Native American leaders who have sought to improve their communities are encouraged to submit their stories, before September 30, about how they're working to overcome the challenges facing their communities as part of the Native American Youth Challenge.
Posted byon September 22, 2011 at 11:44 AM EDT
Local leaders at the Minnesota State Capitol urge Congress to sign American Jobs Act. The President’s plan is simple: Put more people back to work and put more money in the pockets of working Americans.
Posted byon September 20, 2011 at 12:15 PM EDT
One of Secretary Ray LaHood’s top priorities at the Department of Transportation (DOT) is to make transportation more accessible for people with disabilities. The Secretary announces a new rule requiring new station platform construction or significant renovation to enable those with disabilities to get on and off any car on a train.
Posted byon September 12, 2011 at 1:55 PM EDT
In recognition of Recovery Month, William White discusses the more than 100,000 individuals in recovery and their families, friends, and allies who will participate in related events this month.