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Posted byon October 1, 2014 at 6:58 PM EDT
Tens of thousands of people shared what raising the federal minimum wage to $10.10 would mean to them personally, or to their communities. Read some of those stories on our interactive map here.
Posted byon September 26, 2014 at 11:54 AM EDT
Amelia Castañeda is being honored as a Latino Educator Champion of Change.
Posted byon September 19, 2014 at 7:05 PM EDT
This week, President Obama awarded the Medal of Honor to Army Command Sergeant Major Bennie G. Adkins and Army Specialist Four Donald P. Sloat, met with National Spelling Bee winners, announced a major increase in our efforts to help fight Ebola in West Africa, gave a statement about the bipartisan support of our strategy to defeat ISIL, and launched a campaign to help stop sexual assault.
Posted byon September 18, 2014 at 2:48 PM EDT
The White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (WHIAAPI) is proud to announce its first class of E3! Ambassadors, 32 young leaders from across the nation committed to improving the quality of life and opportunity for young AAPIs.
Posted byon September 18, 2014 at 10:59 AM EDT
Paul Fraim, Mayor of Norfolk, Virginia, proclaims support for the Mayors Challenge to End Veteran Homelessness.
Posted byon September 17, 2014 at 1:46 PM EDT
Today in 1787, the Constitution was signed and adopted by the delegates of the Constitutional Convention.
Posted byon September 12, 2014 at 7:28 PM EDT
This week, President Obama spoke about the threat posed by ISIL and commemorated the 13th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, we marked the 20th anniversary of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), and the First Lady hosted a "prep" rally in Atlanta.
Posted byon September 11, 2014 at 2:44 PM EDT
For large firms, small minority-owned business outreach amounts to more than just the right thing to do. It is good business. By understanding the needs of small businesses, large firms gain a better understanding of innovative solutions communities have to offer.
Posted byon September 11, 2014 at 11:21 AM EDT
President Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, and Vice President Joe Biden pay tribute to the memory of all those who lost their lives on September 11, 2001.
Posted byon September 11, 2014 at 9:32 AM EDT
Early on in the Administration, we laid out an ambitious goal of ending veterans’ homelessness in 2015. Announcing the goal was the easy part. However, to truly make sustained progress on this goal and drive on-the-ground results, we recognized the need to put in place rigorous management practices that would help the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), and providers of care improve services for veterans and their families.