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Posted byon July 29, 2013 at 10:44 AM EDT
Last Tuesday, the White House honored 14 Open Government and Civic Hacking Champions of Change—extraordinary Americans working to improve their communities through technology, innovation, and civic participation. As entrepreneurs, innovators, organizers, and community leaders, these “Champions of Change” have made a tremendous positive impact.
Posted byon July 24, 2013 at 8:14 AM EDT
Rebecca Shaw, a high school senior from New York, NY, is the founder and President of the Anti-Bullying Leadership Network and chaired the recent New York Conference on Bullying Prevention.
Posted byon July 17, 2013 at 1:57 PM EDT
William Rom is being honored as a Champion of Change for him work on the front lines to protect public health in a changing climate.
Posted byon July 17, 2013 at 11:03 AM EDT
Gary Cohen is being honored as a Champion of Change for his work on the front lines to protect public health in a changing climate.
Posted byon July 17, 2013 at 9:08 AM EDT
Truth Muller, age 13, of Rock Hill, New York was concerned about declining bat populations in the rural town where he lives.
Posted byon July 16, 2013 at 10:16 AM EDT
We're announcing the first White House Youth Jobs+ Champions of Change event and asking for your nominations.
Posted byon July 4, 2013 at 12:05 AM EDT
Do you remember your first job? For young people, a first job always provides invaluable lessons that they’ll use the rest of their lives.
Posted byon June 28, 2013 at 2:54 PM EDT
On June 4th, Deputy Director Michael Botticelli joined public health officials in New York to discuss integrating a focus on recovery into alcohol and substance abuse treatment services.
Posted byon June 27, 2013 at 1:02 PM EDT
On Saturday, June 29th, the First Lady is hosting a special event that will connect young people in South Africa with young people in the U.S. to discuss the importance of education and our shared future - and you can be a part of it.
State-by-State Reports: President Obama's Plan to Cut Carbon Pollution and Prepare for Consequences of Climate ChangePosted byon June 26, 2013 at 1:00 PM EDT
State-by-state reports detail the impacts of extreme weather and pollution across the country, and explain how President Obama's plan will help cut carbon pollution and prepare states for the impacts of climate change that can't be avoided.