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Posted byon July 30, 2012 at 5:53 PM EDT
Through David Barger's personal commitment and committee stewardship a policy-level Federal advisory committee tasked with developing a common understanding of NextGen priorities in the context of overall NextGen capabilities and implementation constraints, with an emphasis on the near- and mid-term. The NAC provides a venue where the FAA can solicit a consensus-based set of recommendations on modernizing the air traffic control system and other issues that are critical to the successful implementation of NextGen.
Posted byon July 23, 2012 at 6:50 PM EDT
Jorge Betanzos is a young man who is working to solve the issue of food scarcity within his own community.
Posted byon July 23, 2012 at 3:05 PM EDT
Michael Strautmanis, Deputy Assistant to the President and Counselor for Strategic Engagement to Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett, discusses the President's commitment to Puerto Rico and his visit to the Puerto Rico Town Hall at LULAC's annual conference.
Posted byon July 20, 2012 at 8:55 AM EDT
Building off the recent launch of the Energy Data Initiative, fifty technologists, entrepreneurs, and investors joined staff from the White House, Department of Energy, and the Environmental Protection Agency to participate in an “Energy Data Jam” last week in New York City. One of the goals of the half-day workshop was to brainstorm how freely available datasets—i.e., open data—might be used by clean-energy entrepreneurs for new products, services, or apps.
Posted byon July 19, 2012 at 11:36 AM EDT
George Stewart has seen different forms of discrimination throughout his life, which has led him to advocate on behalf of the LGBT community through SAGE.
Posted byon July 19, 2012 at 11:21 AM EDT
Alexa Pham is using education to empower women to put an end to international sex trafficking.
Posted byon July 11, 2012 at 10:46 AM EDT
WorkAdvance, the recipient of a Social Innocation Fund grant, helps people looking for work get the career counseling, interviewing skills, and referrals to full-time jobs with room for advancement.
Partnership for Sustainable Communities Marks Three Years Helping Communities Build a Foundation for ProsperityPosted byon June 29, 2012 at 6:10 PM EDT
In 2009, President Obama challenged three agencies to help communities around the country better meet their housing, transportation, and environmental goals, laying the groundwork for an economy that provides good jobs now and creates a strong foundation for long-term prosperity. A partnership between the DOT, HUD, and EPA has now funded 744 projects in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico with approximately $3.7 billion in assistance.
Posted byon June 25, 2012 at 6:04 PM EDT
10 am EST on Tuesday, June 26: Watch the live webcast of the 2012 UN World Drug Report.
Posted byon June 15, 2012 at 1:24 PM EDT
President Obama wrote a message for all Americans on a beam that will be used to build One World Trade Center