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State-by-State Reports: President Obama's Plan to Cut Carbon Pollution and Prepare for Consequences of Climate ChangePosted byon June 26, 2013 at 12:00 PM EST
State-by-state reports detail the impacts of extreme weather and pollution across the country, and explain how President Obama's plan will help cut carbon pollution and prepare states for the impacts of climate change that can't be avoided.
Posted byon June 21, 2013 at 1:30 PM EST
This week, I had the opportunity to speak at the National Conference on Volunteering and Service here in Washington D.C. Sponsored by Points of Light, the conference is the world’s largest annual gathering of volunteering and service leaders and supporters.
Posted byon June 20, 2013 at 12:20 PM EST
Democratic and Republican state and local officials from all over the country are speaking out about the need for commonsense immigration reform. See what officials from the midwest United States had to say.
Posted byon June 20, 2013 at 7:36 AM EST
Nicole Schultz is being honored as a Champion of Change for the leadership she demonstrated in her involvement in response and recovery efforts following Hurricane Sandy.
Posted byon June 17, 2013 at 3:52 PM EST
Gloria Tibbs is being honored as a White House Champion of Change for her leadership and commitment to libraries and museums around the United States.
Posted byon June 17, 2013 at 9:30 AM EST
This week marks the 50th anniversary of National Small Business Week.
Posted byon May 28, 2013 at 2:47 PM EST
President Obama sends a message to the White House email list, asking Americans to support the rebuilding efforts in Moore, Oklahoma.
Posted byon May 15, 2013 at 3:26 PM EST
The National Eye Institute (NEI) launched the Audacious Goals Initiative last year to drive innovation in vision research for the next decade and beyond. To encourage the broadest possible range of ideas and participants in this Initiative, the NEI held a prize competition to identify “Audacious Goals in Vision Research and Blindness Rehabilitation,” open to submissions from August through November 2012.
Posted byon February 27, 2013 at 1:15 PM EST
Becky James-Hatter discusses the importance of having positive mentors for children.
Posted byon February 22, 2013 at 6:30 PM EST
Have questions about what the sequester is, and why American families and our national economy face the threat of harmful budget cuts? Check out this explainer for some background.