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  • Freedom through Mobility

    Under the leadership of Joel Berman, Adaptive Adventures provides access to outdoor and sport activities to the physically disabled.

  • Never Leave a Fallen Comrade: The Story of One Continuing Mission on the Homefront

    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.

  • The Battle for Title IX and The Opportunities It Created

    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.

  • CarolCare and JustinCare: Extending Coverage on a Parent’s Health Plan

    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.

  • Abby-Care: Health Coverage for Young Adults Under 26

    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.

  • Peace of Mind in Knowing Sick Child Won’t be Denied Health Coverage

    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

  • Texas State Senator Leticia Van de Putte: Hiring Veterans Just Makes Sense

    Texas State Senator Leticia Van de Putte explains why hiring veterans is a smart move and the right thing to do.

  • Weekly Wrap Up: Why Refi?

    A quick glimpse at this week on

  • For the Win: The Building Blocks of Service

    Ryan Sarafolean is committed to improving the lives of women in Kibera, Kenya. He hopes his story inspires you to find a cause you believe in.

  • The Power of Out

    At the Department of Justice's annual LGBT Pride Month Program, Attorney General Holder speaks about DOJ's efforts to defend the civil rights of LGBT Americans and increase support for LGBT individuals working for the department.