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  • Supporting Children Through an Educational Journey

    Angelica Vilaverde knew from a young age she had the makings to be a teacher, but it wasn't until 2009 when she found out how much of an impact she would have on the lives of students. Working with low-income, at-risk families brought some challenges Angelica's way but what drew her in as an Early Head Start teacher was listening to their stories and using parents as a key instrument in their child’s successful educational journey.


  • Empowering Families Through Head Start

    After her daughter was born with Down Syndrome, Ginger West began looking for advice for the problems that were sure to arise. Luckily advice found her in the form of The Learning Center for Families (TLC) Early Head Start (EHS) programs. Since then Ginger has made it a mission to help promote these programs to her community and state.


  • Creating an Environment of Change for Tribal Head Start

    Renetta Goeson has made it her mission to improve the schooling of children in her tribe, the Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate (SWO) of the Lake Traverse Reservation. Her goal is to provide an environment in which children are respected as sacred and capable and of having enormous potential.


  • Collective Impact for Positive Change

    The Baraga-Houghton-Keweenaw Child Development Board provides high-quality early childhood services to children and families including health and wellness services, such as pregnancy education, breast feeding support, home visiting, health and developmental screenings, and medical and dental care.


  • Advanced Materials: Giving Soldiers a Decisive Edge in Combat

    The science of advanced materials is increasingly providing the technological foundation for protecting our Nation’s warfighters.


  • SBA Announces National Small Business Week Video Contest Winners

    Small Business Administrator Karen Mills announces the winners of a video contest that asked small business owners to share their stories explaining how their business benefited from the SBA and makes a difference in their local community.


  • Unprecedented Government/Community Engagement

    The White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders engages with AAPIs across the country, from Hawaii to New York, Minnesota to Florida.


  • All-of-the-Above, In Action

    By approving the Greater Natural Buttes gas development project in Utah, which could produce more than six trillion cubic feet of natural gas over its life, the Department of the Interior has taken another step towards fulfulling President Obama's all-of-the-above strategy to develop American energy


  • LGBT Families at the 2012 White House Easter Egg Roll

    LGBT families from Utah to Maryland reflect on their experiences at the 2012 White House Easter Egg Roll.


  • Taking Part in a "Yes We Can" America

    With the support of the USDA Rural Development State Director of Utah, Emily Niehaus uses Community Rebuilds as a two-part solution to answer the sustainable, energy-efficient and cost effective housing needs of low-income, rural Americans.


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