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Posted byon March 29, 2012 at 11:20 AM EST
Leveraging the power of sharing the stories of real women who have overcome obstacles and come out triumphant -- Elvira Diaz, with the the help of groups like PICO and ACTIONN, continues to encourage, organize and inspire women to be accountable for their lives, families and communities.
Posted byon March 23, 2012 at 10:53 AM EST
A quick look at what happened this week on WhiteHouse.gov.
Posted byon March 22, 2012 at 9:30 AM EST
The Affordable Care Act includes a number of key provisions designed to help make health care more affordable – in fact, many Americans are seeing lower costs, and health care spending growth in 2009 and 2010 decreased to record lows
Posted byon March 21, 2012 at 6:59 PM EST
President Obama visits the Copper Mountain Solar 1 Facility in Boulder City, Nevada, which provides enough energy to power 17,000 homes.
Posted byon March 21, 2012 at 3:06 PM EST
The "Know Your Farmer, Know Your Food" Compass is just one of the many new tools initiated by USDA, designed to enable communities across the country to take part in the making our children and families healthier.
Posted byon March 21, 2012 at 9:07 AM EST
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) made it possible for many struggling Nevadans to gain access to and afford the same health programs the rest of the nation already used. Jan Gilbert, co-founder of the Northern Nevada Coordinator of the Progressive Leadership Alliance of Nevada (PLAN), has helped to publicize the positive role of ACA in individuals' lives, bearing in mind that sharing these victories will help bring light to the issues that still need improvement.
Posted byon March 1, 2012 at 11:15 AM EST
Along with the Korean Resource Center (KRC), Hee Joo Yoon aptly translates the homeowning "American Dream" to Korean Americans in Southern California, who were once vastly underserved.
Posted byon February 17, 2012 at 6:22 PM EST
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 7, 2012 at 4:54 PM EST
From robots in the Blue Room to rockets in the Red Room to marshmallow cannons in the State Dining Room, the White House Science Fair projects showcased the talents of America’s next generation of scientists, engineers, inventors, and innovators
Posted byon February 2, 2012 at 3:34 PM EST
A new pilot program will help rural borrowers with loans made or guaranteed by USDA refinance their mortgages to reduce their monthly payments.