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  • Taking Action to Eradicate Modern-day Slavery

    Last year, President Obama articulated an ambitious and multifaceted agenda to combat human trafficking in his speech at the Clinton Global Initiative. This week, the Administration took two important steps to advance that agenda.

  • President Obama Speaks on the Washington Navy Yard Shooting

    Before delivering remarks on the economy, President Obama gives a brief statement about the tragic events at the Washington Navy Yard.

  • President Obama’s Rosh Hashanah Visit to the Great Synagogue of Stockholm

    This year, as Jews in America and around the world begin gathering with the family, friends and synagogue communities to celebrate Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, they are joined by President Obama, who made an historic visit today to the Great Synagogue of Stockholm on the first leg of his trip to Sweden and the G20 Summit on the eve of Rosh Hashanah.

  • Rosh Hashanah Greetings From the White House

    Shanah Tovah from the White House! At sundown on Wednesday evening, the Jewish community here in the United States and all over the world will begin celebrating Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year. Over the course of the High Holidays, we reflect on the past year and recommit ourselves to our core values.

  • Insights from the Long-Term Unemployed

    Leaders from across the Labor Department recently sat down with about 20 long-term unemployed professionals who attend similar job clubs in the Washington metro area to learn more about their experiences, including how they meet their financial obligations, how their job searches progress and how they upgrade their skills.

  • Living in Chardhi Kala: One Year after the Shooting in Oak Creek

    One year ago, a lone gunman entered a Sikh gurdwara in Oak Creek, Wisconsin, and senselessly murdered six worshippers and seriously injured several others, including Police Lieutenant Brian Murphy, who was shot 12 times at close range while attempting to save others.

  • Partnerships that Reflect Our Laws and Values

    Today the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) issued new guidance advising federal agencies on how to implement President Obama’s Executive Order 13559

  • President Obama Hosts Iftar Dinner at the White House

    President Obama hosted his fifth Iftar dinner on Thursday night at the White House.

  • Engaging AAPI Faith-Based and Community Leaders in Chicago

    The White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders kicks off a series of forums across the country designed to connect federal officials with AAPI faith-based and other community leaders to share key Administration policies on economic growth, immigration, education, and civil rights.

  • Receiving Advisory Council Recommendations to End Human Trafficking

    The President’s Advisory Council on Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships recommendations for combatting human trafficking demonstrate the commitment of a distinguished set of civic leaders to strengthen and expand partnerships with government to end the scourge of modern-day slavery.