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  • Learn How to Transform Your Community and Change Lives

    Representative Luján highlights the powerful impact of Taos Alive, a Drug Free Communities coalition in his district, and encourages future applicants for Drug Free Communities grants to learn how to apply at upcoming workshops in Albuquerque, NM, Atlanta, GA and National Harbor, MD.

  • Citizen Science Contributes to Advances in Scientific Understanding

    Every day, citizen scientists help advance scientific discovery and understanding. Two recent success stories demonstrate the enormous value of citizen science contributions.

  • Helping to Boost Business Development for Native American Entrepreneurs

    Native American Heritage Month is a time to reflect on the significant contributions the first Americans made to the establishment and growth of the U.S.

  • Local Leaders Make 2014 Their "Year of Action" for Raising the Wage

    Since the President called on Congress to raise the federal minimum wage, 13 states and the District of Columbia raised the minimum wage for working Americans. Cities and counties throughout the country have also made tremendous progress in using their authorities to make sure workers, contractors, and residents can better clothe, feed, and shelter their families.

  • Weekly Wrap Up: September 29 - October 3

    This week, President Obama talked about a new foundation for a 21st century economy and welcomed Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the White House; Vice President Biden and Secretary of Labor Tom Perez announced the fourth round of TAACCCT grants; and the economy saw its 55th straight month of private-sector job gains.

  • You Told Us: Here's What Raising the Wage Means to You

    Tens of thousands of people shared what raising the federal minimum wage to $10.10 would mean to them personally, or to their communities. Read some of those stories on our interactive map here.

  • Helping Young People Help Themselves

    Shana Runck is being honored as a Latino Educator Champion of Change.

  • Biofuels and Our Clean Energy Future

    The Departments of the Navy, Agriculture, and Energy announce new contracts to accelerate the development of cost-competitive advanced biofuels for use by the military and commercial sectors.

  • WHIAAPI Announces Its 2014-2015 E3! Ambassadors

    The White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (WHIAAPI) is proud to announce its first class of E3! Ambassadors, 32 young leaders from across the nation committed to improving the quality of life and opportunity for young AAPIs.

  • We the Geeks: Miss America

    The White House hosts "We the Geeks: Miss America" to hear from the Miss America STEM scholarship winners as they share their stories from crowns to classrooms, personal role models, and advice for the next generation of women in STEM.