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This week President Obama traveled to the Midwest where he met with Americans in rural towns and communities in Minnesota, Iowa and Illinois. The purpose of his trip, dubbed the Economic Rural Tour 2011, was to talk to people from different walks of life about what is happening in our country right now.
In addition, President Obama signed an executive order extending the Federal Government’s commitment to equal opportunity, diversity, and inclusion is critical for the Federal Government as an employer:
Avra Siegel is the Deputy Director of the White House Council on Women and Girls.