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Posted byon June 18, 2013 at 12:46 PM EDT
Ann Adalist-Estrin is being honored as a Champion of Change for her dedication to the well-being of children of incarcerated parents.
Posted byon June 17, 2013 at 5:22 PM EDT
Homa Naficy is being honored as a White House Champion of Change for her leadership and commitment to libraries and museums around the United States.
Posted byon June 13, 2013 at 9:56 AM EDT
JoAnn Price is being honored as a White House Champion of Change for her leadership and commitment to the ideals of the YMCA.
Posted byon May 24, 2013 at 7:23 PM EDT
At a town hall meeting in Hartford, CT, Secretary of Education Arne Duncan hears firsthand how Connecticut is leading the nation in adopting common-sense solutions to reduce gun violence and improve school safety.
Posted byon April 30, 2013 at 9:48 AM EDT
Governors and mayors speak out about the nomination of Anthony Foxx to be the next Secretary of Transportation.
Posted byon April 13, 2013 at 12:28 PM EDT
President Obama sends a message to the White House email list to explain why he asked Francine Wheeler to deliver the Weekly Address.
Posted byon April 13, 2013 at 6:00 AM EDT
This week’s address is delivered by Francine Wheeler, whose six year old son, Ben, was murdered alongside nineteen other children and six educators in Newtown, Connecticut, four months ago. Now, Francine – joined by her husband David – is asking the American people to help prevent this type of tragedy from happening to more families like hers.
Posted byon April 12, 2013 at 5:43 PM EDT
Here’s a quick glimpse at what happened this week on WhiteHouse.gov.
Posted byon April 11, 2013 at 5:35 PM EDT
President Obama calls family members of the victims of the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School after the Senate voted to move a step closer toward considering legislation that will help reduce gun violence
Posted byon April 10, 2013 at 6:44 PM EDT
Thousands of Chicago children are now living in neighborhoods where a funeral for a teenager is considered unfortunate, but not unusual; where wandering onto the wrong block or even just standing on your own front porch can mean putting yourself at risk. This needs to change.