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  • A Few Miles Can Make the Difference Between Getting Health Care or Being Uninsured

    For Adelina of Sunland Park, New Mexico, like for so many others, Medicaid coverage is providing her with the coverage she needs to be healthy.


  • Let’s Move! in Indian Country Celebrates Third Anniversary

    Let’s Move! in Indian Country (LMIC) celebrated its third anniversary at the Pueblo of Zuni in New Mexico.


  • SBA Announces Boots to Business: Reboot

    The Small Business Administration (SBA) will host Boots to Business: Reboot, an entrepreneurship training course for Veterans in twelve cities across the U.S.


  • Taking Action to Reduce Carbon Pollution at the State, Local, and Tribal Level

    For decades, state, city, county, and tribal leaders have led the way in reducing pollution, making our communities healthier and cleaner. The EPA's new carbon pollution standard proposal puts tools in the hands of each state -– there’s no one-size-fits-all approach here.


  • President Obama Promotes Local Jobs and Tourism While Protecting National Treasures

    Interior Secretary Sally Jewell and Mike Boots join the community of Las Cruces, New Mexico to celebrate the President’s designation of the Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks National Monument, a breathtaking set of mountain ranges and lowlands in southern New Mexico.


  • The Department of the Interior Takes Over the White House Instagram

    President Obama will sign a proclamation designating the Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks a National Monument. In honor of the occasion, the Department of the Interior is taking over the White House Instagram to share some their favorite photos of America’s public lands.


  • What Climate Change Means for Regions Across America

    The Third U.S. National Climate Assessment confirms that climate change is affecting Americans in every region of the United States and key sectors of the national economy.


  • Grassroots Collaboration Overcomes Gun Violence

    Teresa A. Crawford, BA and RN, is retired from a career in health care that spanned more than forty years of service in diverse settings, including a refugee camp in southeast Asia, a rural hospital, an urban trauma center and many critical care units. Currently, Ms. Crawford is the Organizing for Action Nevada State Lead for Gun Violence Prevention and sits on the board of ProgressNow Nevada with special emphasis on organizing in support of legislation that addresses gun violence and media outreach on the toll of gun violence in Nevada and nationally.


  • Young Americans Building Bridges to Eradicate Gun Violence

    Sarah Clements founded and serves as Chairwoman for the Jr. Newtown Action Alliance (Jr. NAA). She is a senior at Newtown High School in Newtown, CT. On December 14, 2012 her mother survived the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School. After the shooting, Sarah began using gun violence prevention advocacy to transform her painful experience into positive action. Jr. NAA is the student branch of the Newtown Action Alliance, and the group focuses on educating, empowering, and collaborating with other Millennials to address gun violence in every type of community, through legislative action, cultural change, and bridge building.


  • Voice for Change

    Pam Simon served as the Community Outreach Coordinator for Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords following a career of two decades teaching middle and high school. On January 8, 2011, while staffing the Congresswoman at a Congress on Your Corner event at a local grocery store, Pam was shot in the arm and the chest. Twelve others including the congresswoman were wounded and six people died on that day. Upon retiring from the congressional office, Pam helped launch the Mayors Against Illegal Guns' Demand a Plan initiative that asked the presidential candidates to offer a plan to reduce gun violence.


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