FACT SHEET: The Biden-Harris Administration Advances Equity and Opportunity for Black Americans and Communities Across the Country

From the first day in office and every day since, the Biden-Harris Administration has taken an historic approach to advancing racial equity, including directing every agency across the whole of the federal government to address the lasting impacts of systemic racism on Black communities. For generations, entrenched disparities in our society and economy, at times…

Remarks of Dr. Alondra Nelson at the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL) and the UC Berkeley Samuelson Clinic’s Criminal Legal Education Seminar: “Unlocking the Black Box”

As prepared for delivery in Chicago, Illinois Thank you, Jumana [Musa], for that warm introduction. It’s great to be in Chicago. And thank you to the NACDL, and the UC Berkeley Samuelson Law, Technology, and Public Policy Clinic, for prioritizing this important conversation. The issues you’re discussing this week are so important and salient. Automated…

Women’s History Month: Women in STEM Across the Biden-Harris Administration

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, women make up nearly half of the country’s workforce – yet only 27% of STEM workers. In honor of Women’s History Month this past March, the Presidential Personnel Office is proud to highlight the experiences of women in STEM serving as appointees across the Biden-Harris Administration. The following women…

President Biden Announces Appointments to Board of Advisors on Historically Black Colleges and Universities

WASHINGTON – Today, President Biden announces his intent to appoint qualified and diverse leaders to the President’s Board of Advisors on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). The President’s Board will advance the goal of the HBCU Initiative, established by the Carter Administration, to increase the capacity of HBCUs to provide the highest-quality education to its…

Every Day as Women’s History Day: Advancing Women’s Equality in the Biden-Harris Administration

By Emma Turner (she/her) In honor of Women’s History Month, Emma Turner, Staff Assistant for Economic Agency Personnel in the Presidential Personnel Office, spoke with Natalie Madeira Cofield, Assistant Administrator for the Office of Women’s Business Ownership at the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), and Wendy Chun-Hoon, Director of the Women’s Bureau at the U.S.…

FACT SHEET: Biden-Harris Administration Announces Resources for Historically Black Colleges and Universities that Have Recently Experienced Bomb Threats

Vice President Harris To Make Announcement During White House Event March 16th, 2022 In the last three months, more than one-third of our country’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) have received bomb threats. While, thankfully, no explosive devices were found on any of these campuses, significant and lasting damage has been done by threatening the…

FACT SHEET: The Biden-Harris Administration Advances Equity and Opportunity for Black People and Communities Across the Country

From the first day in office and every day since, the Biden-Harris Administration has taken an historic approach to advancing racial equity, including directing every agency across the whole of the federal government to address the lasting impacts of systemic racism on Black communities. For generations, entrenched disparities in our society and economy, at times…

A Proclamation on Women’s History Month, 2022

Every March, Women’s History Month provides an opportunity to honor the generations of trailblazing women and girls who have built our Nation, shaped our progress, and strengthened our character as a people.  Throughout our history, despite hardship, exclusion, and discrimination, women have strived and sacrificed for equity and equality in communities across the country.  Generations…

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