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Posted byon August 8, 2012 at 8:57 AM EST
We must all stay focused on ending bullying because no young person, or their loved ones, should have to endure the pain, agony, and loss to our families, schools, and communities that can come with bullying.
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 6, 2012 at 1:13 PM EST
As Executive Director of the National Outdoor Leadership School, John Gans has worked for the past 16 years to share his passion for the outdoors and education.
Posted byon July 6, 2012 at 12:48 PM EST
Under the leadership of Joel Berman, Adaptive Adventures provides access to outdoor and sport activities to the physically disabled.
Posted byon July 3, 2012 at 10:44 AM EST
As we celebrate the 4th of July, we celebrate our patriotism and the millions who have shown their love of country by wearing the uniform, and those Veterans who came home and volunteered for a second time and served their communities though AmeriCorps.
Posted byon June 23, 2012 at 10:59 AM EST
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 1:32 PM EST
Carol’s son Justin was born with a rare genetic lung disorder and survived a traumatic brain injury four years ago. He graduated from college last December. Because of the health care law, he’s able to stay on his father’s plan, which means he can consider the possibility of going to law school instead of spending his time and resources trying to find health insurance.
Posted byon June 21, 2012 at 3:54 PM EST
Graduating from college is an exciting time in every persons life, but in today's economy it often means being cut off from your parent's health insurance and not being able to afford your own. Thanks to the Affordable Care Act though, graduates are able to stay on their parent's insurance until they're 26, an assurance that is most comforting in this unpredictable day and age. Listen to Abby tell her story about how the Affordable Care Act helped her.
Posted byon June 20, 2012 at 1:26 PM EST
When a child is seriously ill, a parent shouldn’t have to worry that an insurer would deny coverage due to the child’s pre-existing condition. Thanks to the Affordable Care Act, Alycia Steinberg no longer worries that her daughter won't get the treatment she needs
Posted byon June 19, 2012 at 9:45 AM EST
Texas State Senator Leticia Van de Putte explains why hiring veterans is a smart move and the right thing to do.