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Posted byon August 2, 2012 at 11:03 AM EDT
President Obama congratulates the U.S. women's gymnastics team -- as well as the greatest Olympian of all time, Michael Phelps.
Posted byon August 1, 2012 at 5:49 PM EDT
The White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders convened for a Midwest Regional Action Summit at The Ohio State University, bringing together 300 community leaders and federal agency representatives in a day-long convening to exchange ideas.
Posted byon July 18, 2012 at 4:56 PM EDT
The White House honors Champions of Change who have worked tirelessly to improve the lives of LGBT people across the country, representing countless other individuals and organizations who are equally dedicated to equal rights for LGBT people.
Posted byon July 13, 2012 at 1:34 PM EDT
Russlynn Ali, Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights at the Department of Education, discusses the successes of Title IX as well as the important work that remains to be done.
Posted byon July 11, 2012 at 10:46 AM EDT
WorkAdvance, the recipient of a Social Innocation Fund grant, helps people looking for work get the career counseling, interviewing skills, and referrals to full-time jobs with room for advancement.
Posted byon June 28, 2012 at 5:56 PM EDT
When the Christian Valley Baptist Church in Boligee, AL was destroyed by last April's tornadoes, they faced an insurmountable repair bill. But members of an Ohio Mennonite congregation stepped in to help rebuild, finding housing at a congregation in Boligee that, possibly due to racial tension, had been burned down in 1996 and rebuilt.
Posted byon June 28, 2012 at 3:18 PM EDT
During the fight for health care reform, Natoma's letter reminded the President of all the Americans, all across the country, who have had to worry not only about getting sick, but about the cost of getting well.
Posted byon June 27, 2012 at 5:11 PM EDT
The Obama administration is making strides in the Better Building Challenge across the U.S. with the hopes of making new American buildings 20 percent more effective over the next ten years.
Posted byon June 21, 2012 at 11:01 AM EDT
Today in Indiana and Ohio, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) launched a pilot program that promises to give prescribers another powerful tool for combating prescription drug abuse.
Posted byon June 19, 2012 at 1:50 PM EDT
Mark Linton is appointed Executive Director of the Strong Cities, Strong Communities Initiative, which works to develop partnerships between federal agencies and localities to spark economic development in communities that have faced significant long-term economic challenges