Council on Women and Girls Friday Highlights

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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:

Executive Order--Establishing a Coordinated Government-wide Initiative to Promote Diversity and Inclusion in the Federal Workforce

Tune In to President Obama's Town Hall Meetings this Week

#VPinAsia on Twitter

Getting More Bang for U.S. Bucks 

Continuing the Conversation on Immigration Reform – The African Immigrant Diaspora Voice

Take a Tip from the White House on Foursquare

Avra Siegel is the Deputy Director of the White House Council on Women and Girls.

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