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Posted byon October 8, 2012 at 5:42 PM EDT
An Obama Administration official explains what it means to her family as Nuestra Señora Reina de la Paz is designated a National Monument
Posted byon October 5, 2012 at 12:00 AM EDT
Welcome to the West Wing Week, your guide to everything that's happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave.
Posted byon October 4, 2012 at 2:26 PM EDT
Laura Rieg has been a member of the Portsmouth Children First Lions Club since 2008. Laura believes that all Americans benefit when children grow beyond their circumstances. After receiving a master's degree in early childhood special education, she joined Lions Club because she wanted to be part of an organization that served preschool children with special needs.
Posted byon October 3, 2012 at 5:23 PM EDT
More than 100 colleges of education have joined “Operation Educate the Educators” which is dedicated to raising awareness about military children in classrooms, and to helping better prepare teachers to support those students
Posted byon October 2, 2012 at 10:39 AM EDT
The Vice President honors the Mine-Resistant Ambush-Protected vehicle (MRAP) Task Force—the men and women who helped accelerate the production and fielding of protective vehicles to our forces in Iraq and Afghanistan, saving the lives of thousands of American service members.
Posted byon September 27, 2012 at 3:41 PM EDT
Mary Bunting is the City Manager of Hampton, Virginia, working to make her city's budget a much less intimidating issue and more participatory process. With help from a lot of people, Mary decided to engage residents with the budget by using an aggressive outreach program of large public gatherings—including adding instant polling technology that allowed every person to voice an opinion on every issue and immediately see the group polling result.
Posted byon September 27, 2012 at 3:17 PM EDT
As Philadelphia, Pennsylvania's first Chief Innovation Officer, Adel Ebeid works hard to develop impactful partnerships with community-based organizations, institutions of higher education, and residents in order to positively influence social outcomes in under-resourced neighborhoods.
Posted byon September 24, 2012 at 12:30 PM EDT
Check out the latest release from the White House Photo Office.
Posted byon September 21, 2012 at 12:43 PM EDT
Brenda Batschelet is an active member of Aktion Club, a Kiwanis service organization for adults with disabilities. Brenda played a large role in the Club's recent participation in Relay for Life in Jefferson, Iowa, serving as the team captain and further developing her leadership skills in the community.
Posted byon September 21, 2012 at 12:21 PM EDT
Emily Lang, a fifth-grade student at Crescent Harbor Elementary School in Oak Harbor, Washington, has always been a "helper." She recently served as President of her school’s K-Kids club, Kiwanis International’s service and leadership program for elementary school students, and has been a girl scout for five years, serving various organizations regularly.