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Posted byon June 5, 2012 at 4:25 PM EDT
Speaking at Honeywell’s Golden Valley facility in Minnesota last week, the President announced a new initiative that will help thousands of U.S. military members obtain portable, industry-recognized credentials that will help them land quality jobs in advanced manufacturing and other fields after they leave the service.
Posted byon June 4, 2012 at 1:43 PM EDT
President Obama speaks about his proposed Veterans Jobs Corps, awards the Medal of Freedom to 13 Americans, and reauthorizes the Export-Import Bank.
Posted byon June 2, 2012 at 5:30 AM EDT
President Obama speaks to the American people from a Honeywell manufacturing facility in Minnesota about his proposal to make it easier for companies to hire our returning service members for jobs that utilize their skills and help grow our economy.
Posted byon June 1, 2012 at 4:31 PM EDT
President Obama pushes for the creation of a Veterans Jobs Corps in Minnesota. Learn more.
Posted byon May 31, 2012 at 12:14 PM EDT
The White House hosts a panel discussion of leaders who have contributed to the progress of the First Lady’s Let’s Move! in Indian Country initiative and whose work can be expanded across Indian Country.
Posted byon May 30, 2012 at 12:47 PM EDT
Last week state and district education leaders met at in Cincinnati, Ohio to discuss labor-management collaboration. Sponsored by several national organizations including the U.S. Department of Education, this conference centered on changing the way that school administrators, board members, and union leaders work together to improve teaching and learning.
Posted byon May 30, 2012 at 11:30 AM EDT
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Office of Behavioral Health Equity works to reduce behavioral health disparities and promote integrated care for the AAPI population.
Posted byon May 22, 2012 at 9:00 AM EDT
The White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders engages with AAPIs across the country, from Hawaii to New York, Minnesota to Florida.
Posted byon May 21, 2012 at 6:06 PM EDT
The White House LGBT Conference on Families in Minneapolis, Minnesota highlights the Obama Administration's work to ensure the health, safety, and equality of families that are headed by or include lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people.
Posted byon May 10, 2012 at 4:40 PM EDT
Individuals and organizations across the country, including labor unions, environmental groups, social justice and civil rights advocates, and organizations advocating for equal rights for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people, react to President Obama's support for marriage equality.