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Posted byon July 13, 2012 at 1:24 PM EDT
The White House honors 13 Americans who are committed to ending child and youth homelessness as Champions of Change
Posted byon July 3, 2012 at 11:15 AM EDT
Check out a gallery of selected images from presidents over the years as they celebrate Independence Day with commemorative ceremonies, White House picnics, family gatherings, and of course, fireworks.
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 24, 2012 at 6:49 PM EDT
FEMA provides an update on the development of Tropical Storm Debby in the Gulf of Mexico and encourages everyone to take the time to prepare.
Posted byon June 22, 2012 at 3:18 PM EDT
The story of Vincent Chin serves as an important moment in the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community and civil rights history. Hate crimes remain all too prevalent in communities across the country, and prosecuting hate crimes is a top priority for the Attorney General and the Civil Rights Division.
Posted byon June 22, 2012 at 2:17 PM EDT
Caren Calhoun believes that every child deserves a fair shot at a good education, and that's why she devotes her efforts to working for Tulsa Educare, an organization that tries to break the cycle of poverty by working on Head Start initiatives in the Tulsa area and others.
Posted byon June 19, 2012 at 1:49 PM EDT
This Wednesday, June 20, the Council on Women and Girls will be hosting an event to mark the 40th Anniversary of Title IX, the legislation that opened up a world of new opportunities for girls ranging from athletic participation to access to education in science, technology, engineering, and math.
Posted byon June 19, 2012 at 10:45 AM EDT
Texas State Senator Leticia Van de Putte explains why hiring veterans is a smart move and the right thing to do.
Posted byon June 18, 2012 at 7:07 PM EDT
The White House Council on Women and Girls marks the 40th anniversary of Title IX.
Posted byon June 18, 2012 at 4:02 PM EDT
In partnership with the USDA's Summer Food Service Program, Catholic Charities begins their second year providing meals nutritious summer meals to children in Cameron, Hidalgo and Willacy counties in South Texas.