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Posted byon December 10, 2013 at 3:11 PM EST
At the 2013 White House Science Fair, President Obama announced US2020, a campaign led by a coalition of leading tech companies and education non-profits to encourage companies to mobilize 20 percent of their STEM employees to complete 20 hours of STEM teaching or mentoring per year by the year 2020—with a focus on girls, minorities, and low-income youth. Today, the US2020 Initiative is moving ahead at full speed.
Posted byon December 5, 2013 at 9:00 AM EST
A new report argues that allowing Emergency Unemployment Compensation to expire would be harmful to millions of workers and their families, counterproductive to the economic recovery, and unprecedented in the context of previous extensions to earlier unemployment insurance programs.
Posted byon December 2, 2013 at 3:17 PM EST
In recognition of World AIDS Day 2013, the Department of Justice reaffirms its commitment to eradicating stigma and discrimination against people living with HIV and AIDS across our country. This year’s observance offers us the chance to both reflect on the work we have done in the past year to protect the rights of people with HIV/AIDS and – due to the sad truth of continuing discrimination – the significant work to be done in the year ahead.
Posted byon November 29, 2013 at 6:08 PM EST
Today, First Lady Michelle Obama welcomed the delivery of the Official White House Christmas Tree.
Posted byon November 29, 2013 at 11:00 AM EST
The day after Thanksgiving is Small Business Saturday, a day to celebrate and support small businesses in the holiday season and all they do for their communities.
Posted byon November 27, 2013 at 3:17 PM EST
Daniel Oldham, 23, is an entrepreneur and current engineering graduate student at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical (NC A&T) State University, where he works at the Sustainable Infrastructure Materials Laboratory. Recently, Daniel started Bio-Adhesive Alliance—a company based on an innovative technology that transforms swine manure to create a glue adhesive that strengthens asphalt and received grants from National Science Foundation (NSF) to help get started.
Posted byon November 22, 2013 at 6:20 PM EST
Posted byon November 19, 2013 at 7:02 PM EST
Paying tribute to the historic Address, President Obama hand wrote an essay for the Lincoln Presidential Library.
Posted byon November 18, 2013 at 10:31 AM EST
On November 6, 2013, the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (WHIAAPI) held a Google+ Hangout in Vietnamese to discuss the Health Insurance Marketplace, a whole new way to shop for affordable, quality health coverage.
Posted byon November 13, 2013 at 7:22 PM EST
Earlier this month, Kiran Ahuja had the distinct privilege to speak about the importance of Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs) at a convening organized by the newly-established Center on Minority Serving Institutions at the University of Pennsylvania.