A unique view of 2012
The President and the Vice President hosted a meeting today in the Oval Office with young immigrants, also known as DREAMers, as well as with the siblings and spouses of undocumented immigrants, to hear directly from people whose families are affected daily by our nation’s broken immigration system.
At AIDS 2012, the international AIDS conference, youth advocates announced the inauguration of National Youth HIV + AIDS Awareness Day (NYHAAD) to be marked on April 10, 2013.
Serving communities since 1994, AmeriCorps volunteers touch the lives of millions. We honor this tradition as we celebrate AmeriCorps Week.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is in works to help find solutions to the increasing debt for students with private student loans. They are calling on the public to provide input and contribute ideas to ease this burden.
Since his days as a community organizer, President Obama has been fighting for young Americans.
As President, he passed the Affordable Care Act, allowing you to stay on your parent's health care plan until you’re 26, reformed the student loan system to put billions of dollars back into the pockets of students paying for college instead of watching it pad the profits of big banks.
The President has invested in clean energy, encouraged innovators to start companies and build the technologies of the future, ended combat operations in Iraq, brought more than 90,000 troops home, and made sure they get the care they have earned once they’re back. He’s repealed Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell, and expanded both Pell Grants and the American Opportunity Tax Credit for college tuition.