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Posted byon August 30, 2012 at 2:23 PM EDT
As Isaac continues moving north, federal emergency personnel are still monitoring its progress and mobilizing to provide relief for those in its path.
Posted byon August 30, 2012 at 1:31 PM EDT
On August 31st, 2010, President Obama announced the end of combat missions in Iraq. Two years later, the President will speak to troops at Fort Bliss, Texas and we're calling on all Americans to share their messages of thanks and support for our veterans, troops, and military families.
Posted byon August 29, 2012 at 11:34 AM EDT
Here's more information about the ongoing efforts to respond to Hurricane Isaac.
Posted byon August 22, 2012 at 4:55 PM EDT
First Lady Michelle Obama announces that 2,000 companies have hired or trained an amazing 125,000 veterans and military spouses in the past year through Joining Forces.
Posted byon August 20, 2012 at 5:31 PM EDT
Surprise guest President Obama "crashes" the formal luncheon the First Lady held for 54 budding chefs in the East Room.
Posted byon August 15, 2012 at 3:52 PM EDT
A high-speed Internet connection can provide access to everything from online job postings to educational opportunities to valuable healthcare information. But too many Latino households remain cut off from these important benefits. Learn how the National Telecommunications and Information Association is working to connect Latinos to the Internet.
Posted byon August 8, 2012 at 9:57 AM EDT
We must all stay focused on ending bullying because no young person, or their loved ones, should have to endure the pain, agony, and loss to our families, schools, and communities that can come with bullying.
At First Meeting, President's Advisory Council on Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships Takes Up Issue of Human TraffickingPosted byon August 1, 2012 at 6:33 PM EDT
The issue of trafficking in persons and modern day slavery will be the focus of the President’s Advisory Council on Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships. This year’s President’s Advisory Council on Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships held its first meeting Monday and Tuesday, July 30-31st at the White House. The Advisory Council is a group of diverse religious and non-profit leaders appointed to give recommendations to government on forming effective partnerships with faith-based and community groups.
Posted byon July 31, 2012 at 3:05 PM EDT
Will Lourcey may be young, but he is is already making a difference in our nation's fight to erase hunger.
Posted byon July 31, 2012 at 2:48 PM EDT
The nomination period for the 2013 Better Building Federal Award (BBFA) is now open. This contest builds on the Federal Government’s goal to reduce energy intensity – or energy consumed per square foot – by 30 percent by 2015 through encouraging, recognizing, and rewarding Federal agencies that achieve the greatest annual savings in energy intensity.