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Posted byon May 13, 2014 at 1:50 PM EDT
Minja Hong is being honored as a Health in the AAPI Community Champion of Change.
Posted byon May 7, 2014 at 9:39 AM EDT
Today OSTP released its third annual comprehensive report detailing the use of prizes and competitions by Federal agencies to spur innovation, engage citizen solvers, address tough problems, and advance their core missions.
Posted byon May 6, 2014 at 5:18 PM EDT
In the year since the President first called on Congress to raise the federal minimum wage, 10 states and the District of Columbia have passed laws to increase the minimum wage. Without waiting on Congress to act, Connecticut, Maryland, and Hawaii are lifting their minimum wages to $10.10 an hour, and other states and localities are considering similar legislation.
Posted byon May 6, 2014 at 10:30 AM EDT
The Third U.S. National Climate Assessment confirms that climate change is affecting Americans in every region of the United States and key sectors of the national economy.
Posted byon April 22, 2014 at 10:30 AM EDT
On this Earth Day, Administration officials will be joining Americans around the country to talk about our environmental and climate challenges.
Posted byon April 17, 2014 at 2:59 PM EDT
Since President Obama launched the My Brother’s Keeper initiative in February, community leaders and organizations across the country speaking up about the work they're doing to enhance opportunities for boys and young men of color.
Posted byon April 17, 2014 at 12:28 PM EDT
On Tuesday, April 8, 2014, the New York Regional Interagency Working Group of the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (Initiative) in collaboration with the New York Public Library—Science, Industry and Business Library hosted a Google+ Hangout discussion on effective means of dealing with bullying as a young adult in the AAPI community.
Posted byon April 16, 2014 at 5:04 PM EDT
White House senior advisors meet with deans from leading business schools to discuss best practices for business schools that can better prepare their students for the increasing importance of women in the labor force and the prevalence of employees with families where all parents work.
Posted byon April 10, 2014 at 12:15 PM EDT
This week, the inaugural members of the Presidential Ambassadors for Global Entrepreneurship met for the very first time. Each of these 11 individuals has a unique and valuable perspective that will inform how the group tackles the challenges to entrepreneurial growth at home and abroad.
Posted byon April 4, 2014 at 12:15 PM EDT
Enrollment in Medicaid and CHIP in February was at least 3 million people higher than it was, on average, between July and September. While this is great progress, states where governors or legislatures refuse to implement the Medicaid expansion provisions of the law will leave 5.7 million Americans uninsured.