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Posted byon April 6, 2012 at 5:37 PM EDT
Read Valerie Jarrett's remarks at the White House Forum on Women and the Economy.
Posted byon March 29, 2012 at 3:15 PM EDT
Dr Jill Biden says her recent tour of community colleges was "inspiring -- we saw partnerships that are literally changing people’s lives. They are training new workers to succeed in careers and giving experienced workers a renewed sense of confidence."
Posted byon March 29, 2012 at 12:05 PM EDT
Mary Jo Dudley's passion for elevating the plight of farmworkers started with her own family -- growing up with relatives who worked their own vineyard later translated to her work at Cornell, focused on the lives, struggles and stories of the farmworkers from all over the nation.
Posted byon March 29, 2012 at 11:17 AM EDT
This week's "Women Working to Do Good" features Mackinzie Klima, a caregiver and animal rescue extraordinaire fostering homeless dogs and educating her community on proper dog care.
Posted byon March 27, 2012 at 5:51 PM EDT
The First Lady kicks off the fourth annual White House Kitchen Garden planting with the help of some very special gardeners-- students from all across the country who wrote to her about the hard work they've put in to promoting healthy lifestyles in their schools and communities.
Posted byon March 22, 2012 at 12:29 PM EDT
Dr. Carolyn Ward founded the Kids in Parks Initiative to bring together the public and private sectors with one common goal: to promote the health and future of our kids, our parks and our communities.
Posted byon March 21, 2012 at 10:30 AM EDT
Director of the Health Access Coalition for the North Carolina Justice Center, Adam Searing applauds the Affordable Care Act and the improvements it has granted many people; but realizes that even at this two-year anniversary, there is still work to be done. Searing uses the stories of real people to convey what the legislation means in the lives of millions of Americans.
Posted byon March 20, 2012 at 7:25 PM EDT
Over 140 "tweeps" from across the country welcomed Prime Minister David Cameron, and then met with Administration officials to talk about opening the government through online engagement.
Posted byon March 16, 2012 at 6:49 PM EDT
A brief look at this week on WhiteHouse.gov.
Posted byon March 16, 2012 at 5:07 PM EDT
A testament to the "Community College to Career" mission -- and an inspiration to us all -- Danny Anderson, a former Army service member, leveraged his time at Hopkinsville Community College to gain a higher education and a future in emergency care.