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Posted byon August 22, 2013 at 2:00 PM EST
At the University at Buffalo, the State University of New York, President Obama outlines his plan to combat the soaring costs of higher education.
Posted byon August 21, 2013 at 1:53 PM EST
Posted byon August 15, 2013 at 2:09 PM EST
Desiree Moore is being honored as a Champion of Change for embodying the next generation of leadership within the disability community and her commitment to the promise of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Posted byon August 12, 2013 at 3:55 PM EST
A new report from the White House Council of Economic Advisers and the Energy Department evaluates the economic cost of power outages and calls for increased cross-sector investment to make the electric grid more resilient in the face of increasingly severe weather events due to climate change.
Posted byon August 9, 2013 at 12:25 PM EST
Robert Davis is being honored as a Champion of Change for his efforts in making government more transparent and accountable through technology.
Posted byon August 8, 2013 at 9:09 AM EST
Across the United States, immigrants are starting and building successful businesses that create good American jobs and promote our country’s economic growth. These businesses form the fabric of our communities, and are part of our uniquely American heritage as a nation of immigrants and innovators.
Posted byon August 7, 2013 at 5:15 PM EST
On Friday, August 2nd, the Office of Public Engagement hosted a group of Afghan-American community leaders for a roundtable discussion.
Posted byon August 1, 2013 at 8:30 AM EST
In addition to giving a significant boost to our national economy, commonsense immigration reform will also generate important economic benefits in each state, from increasing workers’ wages and generating new tax revenue to strengthening the local industries that are the backbone of states’ economies.
Posted byon July 29, 2013 at 9:44 AM EST
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 7:14 AM EST
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.