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Posted byon August 30, 2013 at 6:00 PM EST
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 27, 2013 at 1:40 PM EST
Sally Jewell, Secretary of the Interior and an immigrant herself, addresses newly naturalized Americans in a ceremony at the Refugee Women’s Alliance in Seattle, Washington.
Posted byon August 26, 2013 at 12:52 PM EST
This year on Women’s Equality Day we commemorate the 93rd anniversary of the certification of the 19th Amendment, which granted women the right to vote.
Posted byon August 21, 2013 at 11:25 AM EST
On August 15, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) released new resources to protect immigrant victims of human trafficking, domestic violence, sexual assault, and other serious crimes.
Posted byon August 9, 2013 at 9:45 AM EST
The Affordable Care Act protects women. Learn about all the benefits the Affordable Care Act provides come October 1st.
Posted byon August 8, 2013 at 1:37 PM EST
And as a trusted voice in the lives of their children, moms can play a vital role in getting the word out about the exciting new options for affordable, quality health coverage becoming available this fall for their children and other families in their communities.
Posted byon August 8, 2013 at 8:10 AM EST
Last week, the White House honored 11 heroes as Champions of Change for Tech Inclusion —leaders who have done extraordinary work to connect kids from underrepresented and underserved communities to tech skills and opportunities. President Obama has emphasized time and again that equipping students with science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) skills is key to our Nation’s competitiveness in the global marketplace.
Posted byon August 1, 2013 at 11:30 AM EST
Yesterday, I joined eleven Champions of Change at the White House to celebrate their achievements toward making STEM industries more inclusive for underrepresented communities.
Posted byon July 31, 2013 at 5:05 PM EST
Gina McCarthy speaks at Harvard Law School about the future of EPA – our challenges, and our incredible opportunities.
Posted byon July 25, 2013 at 9:43 AM EST
Dr. Jill Biden visited the Anjuman-i-Islam Saif Tyabji Girl’s school in India today and taught part on an English class.