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Posted byon March 7, 2014 at 6:50 PM EDT
Whether it is developing groundbreaking programs to break the cycle of drug use and crime, conducting innovative research that expands our understanding of how drugs affect the human body, expanding treatment opportunities, or preventing drug use before it starts, the 2014 ONDCP Advocates for Action are making a difference by reducing drug use and its consequences.
Posted byon March 6, 2014 at 10:42 AM EDT
Under the leadership of Attorney General Eric Holder, DOJ has made strides to support Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs).
Posted byon March 1, 2014 at 5:24 PM EDT
Here's what the fourth anniversary of Let's Move! looked like in photos.
Posted byon February 28, 2014 at 3:41 PM EDT
Representative Shirley Chisholm of New York will be forever remembered for the ground she broke in Congress, and the ground she laid for millions of women, girls, and African Americans in this country.
Posted byon February 27, 2014 at 11:26 AM EDT
President Obama is launching a new effort aimed at empowering boys and young men of color, a segment of our society which too often faces disproportionate challenges and obstacles to success.
Posted byon February 26, 2014 at 1:27 PM EDT
Last week, the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (WHIAAPI) held our first National AAPI Community Google+ Hangout. With the theme “Expanding Opportunity for AAPIs,” we launched several efforts to better connect the AAPI community with the federal government.
Posted byon February 21, 2014 at 3:01 PM EDT
The Obama administration announces the availability of applications for $150 million in “Ready to Work Partnership” grants designed to help those facing long-term unemployment upgrade their skills and build bridges to jobs in growing areas like information technology and advanced manufacturing.
Posted byon February 10, 2014 at 8:11 PM EDT
Two paintings by Edward Hopper, widely recognized as one of the most significant artists of the 20th century, were hung in the Oval Office on Friday, February 7, 2014.
Posted byon February 10, 2014 at 7:23 PM EDT
The Attorney General announced that he is issuing a new policy memorandum that will “formally instruct all Justice Department employees to give lawful same-sex marriages full and equal recognition, to the greatest extent possible under the law.”
Posted byon February 7, 2014 at 9:11 PM EDT
Nine soldiers in the U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program are members of the U.S. Olympic Team that will compete at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games, scheduled for Feb. 7 through 23 in Sochi, Russia.