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  • César Chávez Day: Celebrating my abuelo’s legacy

    On March 31st, we celebrate not only the birthday of my grandfather, César Estrada Chávez, but more importantly the spirit of civic engagement and social justice he espoused throughout his life.

  • Día de César Chávez: una celebración del legado de mi abuelo

    El 31 de marzo se celebra no solo el cumpleaños de mi abuelo, César Estrada Chávez, sino también algo más importante: el espíritu de compromiso cívico y justicia social que él adoptó durante toda su vida.

  • The Patients’ Voice at the Table

    Greg Wasson has been an active member of the Parkinson’s community for over 15 years, largely as an advocate with the Parkinson's Action Network (PAN)

  • Office of National AIDS Policy to Host National HIV/AIDS Strategy Regional Forums

    Over the next two months, the Office of National AIDS Policy (ONAP) will host four regional forums across the country that will inform the updated National HIV/AIDS Strategy for 2016-2020.

  • Why We Need You in Government

    This all started for me in October 2013. had just launched, and if you remember, it wasn't going too great. I was minding my own business in California working for Google. Although I had volunteered for the Obama campaigns, I had no other connection to the Administration and no government experience at all.

  • Promoting Skills and Training for Low-Income Workers

  • Meet the Exhibitors in the 2015 White House Science Fair

    The White House Science Fair features extraordinary science projects and experiments from some of America’s most innovative students. Find out more about the students participating in this year’s Science Fair.

  • What They're Saying: People From Across the Country Call on America to Lead On Trade

    The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) gives America the greatest opportunity to level the playing field for American workers. That's why people from every region are backing the President's trade policy.

  • Asked and Answered: Matthew's Letter to the President

    Matthew's letter -- and the President's response -- is the first post in Asked and Answered, a new series in which we'll feature an exchange between the President and an American who wrote him.

  • Musings on Pi(e)

    Why is pi, a number we represent with the symbol π, so important? Well, it’s literally one of the foundations of our society. In fact, every civilization had to figure out pi. The Greeks, Ancient China, India, Egypt, the Babylonians, all worked hard to calculate it as precisely as they could. How old is it? Archimedes figured out a way to calculate pi over 2000 years ago and the ancient Egyptians and Babylonians may have used pi long before that.