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Posted byon November 7, 2011 at 4:24 PM EDT
The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities released a new report based on new data from the Census Bureau which found that provisions passed as part of the Recovery Act directly lifted nearly 7 million Americans out of poverty in 2010 and reduced poverty for 32 million more.
Posted byon November 4, 2011 at 3:41 PM EDT
Paul Monteiro reflects on his recent visit to GLIDE in San Francisco, CA and why the organization is a great example of champion non-profit.
Posted byon November 2, 2011 at 5:05 PM EDT
This week's Women Working to Do Good highlights Erin Schrode, a New York Univeristy student commited to creating big change.
Posted byon October 28, 2011 at 5:49 PM EDT
Maren Johnson, a junior at Watertown High School in Watertown, SD, describes how she spreads the word on the importance of washing your hands.
Posted byon October 28, 2011 at 2:29 PM EDT
Valerie Jarrett, Senior Advisor to the President, explains the Obama Administration's commitment to fighting hunger through the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP.
Posted byon October 26, 2011 at 6:57 PM EDT
USAID Administrator Raj Shah and Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director of the National Security Council Gayle Smith, answer questions about the humanitarian crisis in the Horn of Africa.
Posted byon October 20, 2011 at 6:27 PM EDT
Thirteen American citizens who exemplify service to their country were honored at the White House today
Posted byon October 19, 2011 at 2:28 PM EDT
Meet the recepients of the 2011 Presidential Citizens Medal, given to Americans who have performed exemplary deeds of service for their country or their fellow citizens.
Posted byon October 17, 2011 at 8:08 PM EDT
As part of the Joining Forces initiative, First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden join Sears Holdings Corporation and the Rebuilding Together nonprofit organization in putting the final touches on the 1,000th home that they have rebuilt for veterans.
Posted byon October 14, 2011 at 12:06 PM EDT
A new report highlights steps the Administration has taken to reverse trends of poverty and create opportunity for all Americans