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Posted byon May 21, 2012 at 12:19 PM EST
This week the Small Business Administration observes National Small Business Week, a time to recognize the importance of supporting small-business owners. As part of National Small Business Week, we’ll highlight small businesses doing outstanding work in the prevention, treatment, and recovery fields.
Posted byon May 17, 2012 at 12:40 PM EST
The Director of the Office of Public Engagement at the White House looks back on his first summer job, which was hot, dusty and offered his first chance to earn some money
Posted byon May 7, 2012 at 11:50 AM EST
Motivated by a desire to help others, John Boyer, founder of Abilitiessoft, Inc., continually works to eleviate the difficulties he faced growing up with a disability and finding that there was an inadequate amount of STEM material in offered in braille.
Posted byon April 19, 2012 at 6:14 PM EST
Alyssa Pietruszka, a 13 year-old whose magical time at a fairytale resort helped her beat cancer, discusses her passion for volunteering.
Posted byon April 13, 2012 at 12:16 PM EST
Lead by Chairman Harold "Gus" Frank, the Potawatomi Community proves their commitment to protecting Mother Earth and "ensuring that future generations will have access to clean air, water and land," by incorporating renewable and energy-efficient initatives into their daily lives.
Posted byon March 21, 2012 at 10:19 AM EST
Empowering women to be their own advocates, Sara Finger, Founder and Executive Director of the Wisconsin Alliance for Women’s Health (WAWH), commends the strides of the Affordable Care Act and continues to fight for the health care needs of women in her state.
Posted byon March 19, 2012 at 6:53 PM EST
The National Endowment for the Humanities completes its longest continuously-funded project - the Dictionary of American Regional English, a product of a long-term collaboration among federal and state agencies, private foundations, and individual donors.
Posted byon March 7, 2012 at 12:00 PM EST
Ted Lasser and the VETransfer team, with the help of the VAi2 initative, provide a never-before-seen approach to effectively tranisition veterans from active duty to like-minded civilian jobs after they return home.
Posted byon February 17, 2012 at 7:49 PM EST
A quick look at what happened this week on WhiteHouse.gov.
Posted byon February 17, 2012 at 6:22 PM EST
Check out the slideshow below of the photos and stories of Americans across all 50 states (plus Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands) who believed that their voice could make a difference and had the courage to speak out about what losing an extra $40 per paycheck would mean for them and for their family.