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Posted byon March 21, 2012 at 11:01 AM EDT
One military spouse has a message for all her brothers and sisters in service: Know that you have the support, respect, and sincere gratitude from this nation. Know that Joining Forces was built to help with the burden that military families so proudly bear. Put aside your fortitude for a moment and realize that it’s OK to accept help.
U.S. Departments of Justice and Education Resolve Harassment Allegations in Anoka-Hennepin School DistrictPosted byon March 8, 2012 at 10:11 AM EDT
The Departments of Justice and Education take action to reform a Minnesota school district and ensure that every student in the district is free from sex-based harassment.
Posted byon March 1, 2012 at 12:28 PM EDT
The first ever White House Campus Champions of Change Challenge is in its final stage - help narrow down the 15 finalists to 5 winners by voting online.
Posted byon February 24, 2012 at 10:00 AM EDT
The First Lady and Dr. Biden want you to participate in the Joining Forces Community Challenge by visiting the website and voting for your favorite submission.
Posted byon February 17, 2012 at 7:22 PM EDT
Check out the slideshow below of the photos and stories of Americans across all 50 states (plus Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands) who believed that their voice could make a difference and had the courage to speak out about what losing an extra $40 per paycheck would mean for them and for their family.
Posted byon February 9, 2012 at 7:21 PM EDT
We’ve put together a quick primer to help you understand the details behind President Obama's announcement that 10 states will recieve waivers exempting them from meeting No Child Left Behind's most troublesome and restrictive requirements in exchange for setting their own higher, more honest standards for student success.
Posted byon January 31, 2012 at 12:15 PM EDT
Abdi Roble is the Founder and the Executive Director for the Somali Documentary Project, a nonprofit dedicated to archive the Somali Diaspora worldwide, educate the hosting communities and advocate for the plight of the refugees.
Posted byon January 31, 2012 at 11:30 AM EDT
Through Blessed Coffee (BC), Tebabu Assefa, links the rich resources of Africa to the ingenuity of American business. The result is a unqiue business model promoting social business and benefitting the masses.
Posted byon January 25, 2012 at 12:58 AM EDT
Mayors offer their thoughts on the President's State of the Union Address and his blueprint for an America built to last. .
Posted byon January 12, 2012 at 2:00 PM EDT
Gevonee Ford, Founder and Executive Director of Network for the Development of Children of African Descent (NdCAD), a non-profit family education center located in Saint Paul, Minnesota that was established in 1997 and is focused on education and community revitalization in communities of African descent.