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Posted byon August 2, 2011 at 5:12 PM EST
Nancy Lindborg, Assistant Administrator of USAID, sat down with Somali-Americans to talk about drought relief efforts throughout the Horn of Africa.
Posted byon June 8, 2011 at 9:29 AM EST
Ten incredible young Americans who had participated in the “100 Youth Roundtables” Initiative and come to Washington, DC for a de-brief with President Obama, his Senior Staff, and DC-based youth advocates.
Posted byon June 2, 2011 at 2:57 PM EST
Sargent Michael MacLeod writes about the efforts of Operation Homelink, a non-profit that provides computers and web cams to the families of deployed soldiers, to provide computer equipment to soldiers stationed at Fort Bragg who were affected by the devasting tornados that hit the region.
Posted byon May 25, 2011 at 8:07 AM EST
Earlier this week at an event hosted by the White House, I listened as lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) Asian American Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander (AANHPI) youth told compelling stories about the challenges and triumphs of living at the intersections of race and ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender and gender identity.
Posted byon May 24, 2011 at 5:39 AM EST
President Obama discusses the devastation in Missouri, Minnesota and across the Midwest. “The American people are by your side. We’re going to stay there until every home is repaired, until every neighborhood is rebuilt, until every business is back on its feet. That's my commitment, and that's the American people’s commitment.”
Posted byon May 23, 2011 at 4:04 PM EST
Hundreds of World War II veterans visited the National World War II Memorial recently thanks to Honor Flight Network, a non-profit that arranges transportation for veterans to travel to Washington, D.C. to visit their war memorial.
Posted byon May 23, 2011 at 8:43 AM EST
When it comes to big issues that are important to the Asian American and Pacific Islander community, transportation doesn’t always spring to mind first. Other matters such as civil rights, immigration, education, health care and small businesses have historically been at the forefront of concern.
Posted byon May 17, 2011 at 6:15 PM EST
Commerce Secretary Gary Locke travels with members of the President's Council on Jobs and Competitiveness to visit Permac Industries.
Posted byon May 7, 2011 at 4:51 PM EST
In honor of Mother’s Day, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs celebrates the women who have served our country and taken on one of the greatest roles in life.
Posted byon May 5, 2011 at 8:20 AM EST
In 1954, South Korea was still reeling from the devastation of the Korean War. Its economy was poorer than 2/3 of the countries in sub-Saharan Africa and its people had an average life expectancy of 54 years. In that same year, the International Cooperation Association—USAID’s precursor—developed a partnership between the University of Minnesota and the National University in Seoul.