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Posted byon February 28, 2012 at 11:28 AM EDT
President Obama recently invited six special senior citizens to visit the White House to celebrate their extraordinary everyday acts of service done with reliability and commitment
Posted byon February 22, 2012 at 11:53 AM EDT
President Obama makes his own contribution to "In Performance at the White House: Red, White and Blues"
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 2, 2012 at 4:34 PM EDT
A new pilot program will help rural borrowers with loans made or guaranteed by USDA refinance their mortgages to reduce their monthly payments.
Posted byon January 19, 2012 at 2:00 PM EDT
Earthquakes and seimisic activity isn't restricted to California. As the Earthquake Program Coordinator with the Central U.S. Earthquake Consortium (CUSEC) in Memphis, TN, Brian Blake promotes awareness and preparedness in unexpected parts of the country-- overseeing the Central U.S. ShakeOut.
Posted byon November 14, 2011 at 12:12 PM EDT
Senior Advisor to the President Valerie Jarrett reflects on the President's powerful speech on the importance of continuing the fight for equality for women and girls during a dinner that honored Freedom Riders, who put their own lives in jeopardy in order to fight for the end of gender segregation in the South.
Posted byon November 4, 2011 at 4:34 PM EDT
A former mayor explains why investing in infrastructure will help our cities and towns become interconnected job-creating communities.
Posted byon October 25, 2011 at 5:58 PM EDT
Law schools participating in the U.S. Department of Justice Access to Justice Initiative discuss how they are institutionalizing their commitment to pro bono and public service following a "Champions of Change: Justice" event.
Posted byon October 24, 2011 at 11:23 AM EDT
Jo-Ann Wallace, President and CEO of the National Legal Aid & Defender Association (NLADA), America’s largest nonprofit association devoted to excellence in the delivery of legal services to those who cannot afford counsel shares her experience participating in a Champions of Change panel on providing equal access to justice for all.
Posted byon October 21, 2011 at 3:31 PM EDT
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.