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Posted byon May 10, 2013 at 5:16 PM EDT
Kicking off Asian Pacific American Heritage Month and reflecting on the past accomplishments and progress of the President's Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.
Posted byon May 10, 2013 at 11:40 AM EDT
As part of national efforts to raise public awareness about recovery and maintain dialogue with diverse recovery community stakeholders, ONDCP Director Gil Kerlikowske visited the General Service Office of Alcoholics Anonymous (A.A.) in New York City.
Posted byon April 30, 2013 at 10:41 AM EDT
Patrick Barnes describes how his recognition of minority communities created his passion to help.
Posted byon April 30, 2013 at 9:48 AM EDT
Governors and mayors speak out about the nomination of Anthony Foxx to be the next Secretary of Transportation.
Posted byon April 17, 2013 at 2:27 PM EDT
Bonnie Sirower shares her efforts to help those affected by Hurricane Sandy.
Posted byon April 12, 2013 at 12:46 PM EDT
We need to make sure that our veterans who are pursuing higher education have access to the programs that will help them succeed and obtain good jobs to support their families.
Posted byon April 11, 2013 at 4:51 PM EDT
Last week, the Department of Energy (DOE) announced the winners of the Apps for Vehicles Challenge. The competition challenged developers and entrepreneurs to demonstrate how the open data available about most vehicles can be used to improve vehicle safety, fuel efficiency, and comfort. Prizes like the Apps for Vehicles Challenge are now a standard tool for open innovation in every Federal agency’s toolbox.
Posted byon April 11, 2013 at 11:58 AM EDT
Yesterday, we hosted the first-ever White House Forum to Combat Human Trafficking. The event brought together leaders from government, the private sector, advocates and survivors, faith leaders, law enforcement, and academia to talk about what we can do, together, to end human trafficking. We took time to honor the stories and lives of brave survivors.
Posted byon April 10, 2013 at 7:20 PM EDT
The first-ever White House Forum to Combat Human Trafficking brings together leaders from government, the private sector, advocates and survivors, faith leaders, law enforcement, and academia to talk about what we can do, together, to end human trafficking.
Posted byon April 9, 2013 at 4:32 PM EDT
The First Lady invited Justin Timberlake, Sam Moore, Mavis Staples, Charlie Musselwhite and Ben Harper to join students for a conversation about a truly American art form, and the hard work involved in being a successful musician or artist.