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Posted byon September 27, 2013 at 12:55 PM EDT
Gerald Chertavian is the Founder and CEO of Year Up. Year Up's mission is to close the Opportunity Divide by providing urban young adults with the skills, experience, and support that will empower them to reach their potential through professional careers and higher education.
Posted byon September 27, 2013 at 10:15 AM EDT
Working hand-in-hand, not only with our partners on the state and local level, but with the faith-based and non-profit communities, the private sector, and most importantly with the individuals and families that live in these communities every day, we can maximize what we achieve to keep our children safe.
Posted byon September 24, 2013 at 12:03 PM EDT
President Obama delivers remarks at a suburban Kansas City, MO Ford Motor Co. stamping plant – a plant that recently had to bring on a shift of 900 workers to keep up with the demand for the new F-150.
Posted byon September 23, 2013 at 7:51 PM EDT
Earlier today, Senior Advisor Dan Pfeiffer sent a message to the White House email list on the fiscal debate here in Washington.
President Obama at the Memorial Service for Victims of the Navy Yard Shooting: “We Can’t Accept This”Posted byon September 23, 2013 at 11:23 AM EDT
On Sunday, President Obama spoke at a memorial service to honor the victims of the Navy Yard shooting, and to thank first responders for their work. President Obama also spoke about the need to prevent future tragedies like the one at the Navy Yard, reiterating that we cannot become complacent. “We can’t accept this,” he stated.
Posted byon September 16, 2013 at 6:01 PM EDT
Before delivering remarks on the economy, President Obama gives a brief statement about the tragic events at the Washington Navy Yard.
Posted byon September 16, 2013 at 4:30 PM EDT
President Obama Names New Leadership to the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and UniversitiesPosted byon September 12, 2013 at 3:55 PM EDT
It is an exciting day at the White House, and across the country, as President Obama names two dynamic new leaders to head the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). Dr. George Cooper will begin this week as the Initiative’s Executive Director, and Dr. Ivory Toldson will serve as Deputy Director.
Posted byon September 11, 2013 at 4:00 PM EDT
To honor the 12th anniversary of September 11th and the fallen, the President participated in commemoration events at the White House and the Pentagon.
Posted byon September 11, 2013 at 1:38 PM EDT
Two years after World War II ended, Veterans with GI Bill benefits in hand accounted for 49 percent of college admissions nationwide. The nation’s investment in Veterans helped grow the middle class, establishing this country’s preeminence in the world economy.