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Posted byon April 10, 2013 at 6:44 PM EDT
Thousands of Chicago children are now living in neighborhoods where a funeral for a teenager is considered unfortunate, but not unusual; where wandering onto the wrong block or even just standing on your own front porch can mean putting yourself at risk. This needs to change.
Posted byon April 10, 2013 at 1:21 PM EDT
President Obama’s Fiscal Year 2014 Budget includes a critical $205 million investment in programs to help identify mental health concerns early, improve access to mental health services and support safer school environments, and invests $30 million in tools and research that will expand our understanding of gun violence prevention, including key mental health issues.
Posted byon April 10, 2013 at 11:31 AM EDT
This year's Budget presents the President's plan to address these important questions: How do we attract more jobs to our shores? How do we equip our people with the skills needed to do those jobs? And how do we make sure that hard work leads to a decent living?
Posted byon April 9, 2013 at 4:32 PM EDT
The First Lady invited Justin Timberlake, Sam Moore, Mavis Staples, Charlie Musselwhite and Ben Harper to join students for a conversation about a truly American art form, and the hard work involved in being a successful musician or artist.
Posted byon April 8, 2013 at 8:05 PM EDT
President Obama today told families of the children and teachers who died at Sandy Hook Elementary that we have not forgotten our promise to help prevent future tragedies and reduce gun violence in our country.
Posted byon April 8, 2013 at 11:26 AM EDT
April is National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month and Americans are urged to support survivors to continue the progress towards addressing sexual assault.
Posted byon April 6, 2013 at 5:30 AM EDT
President Obama tells the American people about the budget he is sending to Congress, which makes the tough choices required to grow our economy and shrink our deficits.
Posted byon April 5, 2013 at 4:42 PM EDT
Here’s a quick glimpse at what happened this week on WhiteHouse.gov.
Posted byon April 5, 2013 at 4:00 PM EDT
President Obama marks the end of the Easter season with a prayer breakfast at the White House.
Posted byon April 5, 2013 at 3:30 PM EDT
With the Iraq War over and the war in Afghanistan drawing to a close, the Administration has undertaken an unprecedented effort to help our veterans and military spouses find employment and build their careers.