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Posted byon May 23, 2012 at 1:03 PM EST
The White House Deputy Chief of Staff got her first taste of work and responsibility behind the counter at a drugstore in Rockwood, TN, where she worked as a soda jerk
Posted byon May 2, 2012 at 3:01 PM EST
Two administration-led, industry-driven efforts are putting Americans to work making buildings more efficient and helping households and businesses control their energy bills.
Posted byon April 4, 2012 at 10:56 AM EST
After experiencing loss first-hand from youth gun violence, Reverend Marlon T. Foster has dedicated his life to educating youth “to maximize their potential through intellectual and character development” founding the non-profit Knowledge Quest.
Posted byon April 4, 2012 at 10:25 AM EST
Pastor Keith Norman cultivates a new generation of thinkers -- free from the inhibiting ties of their communities and pasts -- at the First Baptist Church Broad Avenue.
Posted byon March 29, 2012 at 2:15 PM EST
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 28, 2012 at 1:49 PM EST
Dr. Jill Biden and Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis tour community colleges that are training workers for jobs with local businesses looking to hire workers with specific skill sets.
Posted byon March 21, 2012 at 10:10 AM EST
Meeting people where they are -- that's been the mantra behind Katherlyn Geter's professional and personal passions. Geter finds that people who aren't reguarly accessing information about what the Affordable Act can do in their lives are often the ones most in need of its resources, services and benefits.
Posted byon March 16, 2012 at 4:07 PM EST
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.
Posted byon March 7, 2012 at 1:15 PM EST
White House officials and business and community leaders from throughout the Delta Region meet to discuss ways to create good-paying jobs, promote entrepreneurship and small business, and support a Delta built to last.
Posted byon February 28, 2012 at 10:28 AM EST
President Obama recently invited six special senior citizens to visit the White House to celebrate their extraordinary everyday acts of service done with reliability and commitment