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Posted byon September 4, 2013 at 8:30 AM EDT
Shanah Tovah from the White House! At sundown on Wednesday evening, the Jewish community here in the United States and all over the world will begin celebrating Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year. Over the course of the High Holidays, we reflect on the past year and recommit ourselves to our core values.
Posted byon September 3, 2013 at 6:05 PM EDT
On August 27, 2013, the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders held a Google Hangout in Korean to discuss the Health Insurance Marketplace.
Posted byon August 30, 2013 at 7:00 PM EDT
The week in review: 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington, "The Powerbroker" Screening, Women's Equality Day, Medal of Honor Ceremony, ATF Director Sworn-In, and Appointment of new U.S. Special Envoy for Sudan and South Sudan.
Posted byon August 30, 2013 at 6:50 PM EDT
Immigration reform has something to offer to everyone; immigrants and native-born alike. When GDP grows by more than $1 trillion, when wages go up – that’s about all of us. Immigration reform is something we can’t afford to leave undone.
Posted byon August 30, 2013 at 12:15 PM EDT
For 100 years, the Department of Labor has played a critical role in creating opportunity and moving the nation forward.
Posted byon August 30, 2013 at 10:16 AM EDT
Welcome to the West Wing Week, your guide to everything that's happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave.
Posted byon August 29, 2013 at 12:53 PM EDT
Posted byon August 29, 2013 at 11:14 AM EDT
A day before celebrating the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, the First Lady invited local students to the White House to watch “The Powerbroker: Whitney Young’s Fight for Civil Rights,” a film that chronicles the life and legacy of the civil rights leader.
Posted byon August 28, 2013 at 7:52 PM EDT
As we reflect on the tremendous progress made over the past half-century, we honor those brave leaders who paved the way, and upon whose shoulders we all stand, by recognizing our responsibility to undertake the immense job still at hand.
Our Favorite Moments of the President with Icons of African American History and the Civil Rights MovementPosted byon August 28, 2013 at 12:30 PM EDT
Since taking office, President Obama has welcomed many icons of the civil rights movement to the White House, including Tuskegee Airmen, Freedom Riders, Negro League Baseball players, artists, musicians and activists. Today, with President Obama set to speak from the Lincoln Memorial to mark the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom.