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Posted byon October 5, 2012 at 10:16 AM EDT
Violence. Narco-trafficking. Illegal Immigration. A place of great insecurity. Listen to the national media and these are the images they would have you believe define and characterize the U.S.-Mexico Border.
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 September 27, 2012 at 5:46 PM EDT
Vice President and Dr. Biden hosted their 4th annual reception in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, applauding the contributions of the Hispanic American community.
Posted byon September 27, 2012 at 4:13 PM EDT
In honor of Recovery Month, we are cross-posting a blog post from Susan Richardson, the Executive Director of Reclaiming Futures in Portland, Oregon. Reclaiming Futures is a group that helps young people in trouble with drugs, alcohol, and crime.
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 26, 2012 at 11:57 AM EDT
See photos from the Department of Education's coast-to-coast back to school bus tour.
Posted byon September 21, 2012 at 12:54 PM EDT
President Obama designates Chimney Rock in southwest Colorado as our nation’s newest national monument.
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.
Posted byon September 21, 2012 at 12:11 PM EDT
Jeffery Woods has dedicated his entire life to serving others as a citizen solider and a community servant. Among the many examples of his service, Jeffery has started a backpack program to support disadvantaged students at an elementary school, assisted citizens and emergency personnel after Hurricane Katrina hit, and helped restore New Orleans, and is an active member of the Kiwanis Club of Ruston, Louisiana.