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Posted byon October 27, 2014 at 9:35 AM EST
Vanessa Abernathy is being honored as an Affordable Care Act Champion of Change.
Posted byon October 23, 2014 at 9:20 AM EST
The first White House website was launched 20 years ago in 1994, the same year we were born.
Posted byon October 17, 2014 at 4:17 PM EST
This week at the White House, the President updated the nation on our government-wide response to Ebola, we discussed efforts against ISIL with our international efforts, and the First Lady asked, “Turnip for What?”
Posted byon October 16, 2014 at 3:44 PM EST
Local artists in Snohomish County, Washington, are contributing their time, tools, and studio space to mentor teens recently involved in their community’s juvenile justice system.
Posted byon October 10, 2014 at 5:33 PM EST
This week, the White House took action in our response to Ebola, explained the need to raise the minimum wage, joined Medium, and was inspired by Millennials.
Posted byon October 3, 2014 at 7:25 PM EST
This week, President Obama talked about a new foundation for a 21st century economy and welcomed Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the White House; Vice President Biden and Secretary of Labor Tom Perez announced the fourth round of TAACCCT grants; and the economy saw its 55th straight month of private-sector job gains.
Posted byon October 1, 2014 at 5:58 PM EST
Tens of thousands of people shared what raising the federal minimum wage to $10.10 would mean to them personally, or to their communities. Read some of those stories on our interactive map here.
Posted byon September 30, 2014 at 5:14 PM EST
Motlow State Community College in Tennessee is working with Bridgestone Tire Company and other employers to expand their mechatronics program, creating a training facility on-site at Bridgestone to prepare students to move quickly into high-skill jobs.
Posted byon September 29, 2014 at 12:05 PM EST
The program is called TAACCCT -- that stands for Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training. As acronyms go, I’m not going to say it’s our very best work. But as a commitment to building a 21st century workforce, as a tool to prepare people for the jobs of today and tomorrow, it is second-to-none.
Posted byon September 26, 2014 at 5:41 PM EST
This week, President Obama addressed the United Nations General Assembly on issues that demand the attention of the global community-- including climate change and violent extremism, we celebrated the third birthday of We the People, wished the Jewish community a Happy New Year, and said goodbye to Attorney General Eric Holder.