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Posted byon October 21, 2011 at 2:31 PM EST
Martha Bergmark, the founder and CEO of the Mississippi Center for Justice, a nonprofit, public interest law firm dedicated to advancing racial and economic justice in Mississippi, reflects on a Champions of Change discussion at the White House with other public interest lawyers who have dedicated their lives to closing the justice gap in America.
Posted byon October 17, 2011 at 7:43 PM EST
The First Lady honors schools that met the goal to double the number of participants in the HealthierUS School Challenge in a year. The HealthierUS School Challenge recognizes schools that provide exceptional nutrition education, nutritious food and beverage choices, physical education and opportunities for physical activity.
Posted byon September 28, 2011 at 12:55 PM EST
While facing the many challenges during the past decade, unprecedented state budget cuts and required student tuition increases, Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College maintained a commitment to continue to make a positive difference in the lives of students and increased its completion rates.
Posted byon September 16, 2011 at 5:15 PM EST
The St. Louis Chapter of AmeriCorps Alums has participates in service events honoring those who were lost in the September 11 attacks, ten years ago.
Posted byon August 29, 2011 at 5:08 PM EST
As the East Coast recovers from the destructive power of Hurricane Irene, we also reflect on the six year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina.
Posted byon August 29, 2011 at 4:05 PM EST
EPA Deputy Administrator Bob Perciasepe tells us about the Greening America's Capitals program to help America's capital cities turn their visions of a more prosperous future into reality
Posted byon August 25, 2011 at 4:31 PM EST
John Fernandez, Assistant Secretary for Economic Development, discusses ways to promote rural small business development and grow the economy.
Posted byon August 16, 2011 at 5:23 PM EST
Treasury Department announces funding which will spur $3.6 billion in new lending to small businesses and create jobs
Posted byon August 16, 2011 at 9:14 AM EST
President Obama announces new job initiatives for rural America at the White House Rural Economic Forum during his economic bus tour.
Posted byon July 25, 2011 at 5:39 PM EST
Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood emphasizes the large number of American jobs at stake in the Nation's aviation infrastructure, and urges Congress to revisit and pass a Federal Aviation Administration bill.