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Posted byon September 18, 2014 at 1:48 PM EST
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 9:59 AM EST
Paul Fraim, Mayor of Norfolk, Virginia, proclaims support for the Mayors Challenge to End Veteran Homelessness.
Posted byon September 17, 2014 at 12:46 PM EST
Today in 1787, the Constitution was signed and adopted by the delegates of the Constitutional Convention.
Posted byon September 12, 2014 at 6:28 PM EST
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 1:44 PM EST
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 10:21 AM EST
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 8:32 AM EST
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.
Posted byon September 4, 2014 at 11:58 AM EST
Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx joins Lan-Anh Thi Phan, a patient care manager in the Oncology Ward of MedStar Washington Hospital Center, and accompanies her on her morning commute.
Posted byon August 29, 2014 at 11:34 AM EST
More Americans died in 2011 each day from drug overdoses than from traffic crashes – and about half of those overdoses involved opioids, a class of drugs that includes heroin and prescription painkillers.
Posted byon August 26, 2014 at 5:44 PM EST
President Obama traveled to Charlotte, North Carolina today to address the American Legion, the nation’s largest veteran service organization, and pay tribute to the service and sacrifice of our veterans from every corner of the country and every generation.