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Posted byon May 6, 2015 at 10:32 AM EDT
At the end of April, an estimated 3.5 million employers opened their doors to kids in their communities for “Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day.” This year, President Obama encouraged employers to expand their programs to youth who are typically unable to participate. The White House, OSTP, NASA, and other Federal agencies joined groups like Girl Scouts of the USA and the Microsoft Corporation in taking the President's message to heart, hosting activities at their workplaces designed to get youth interested in and excited about STEM careers.
Posted byon May 4, 2015 at 3:34 PM EDT
Last year, on June 18, President Obama hosted the first-ever White House Maker Faire and challenged “every company, every college, every community, every citizen [to] join us as we lift up makers and builders and doers across the country.” On June 12-18, 2015, the White House will celebrate a Week of Making, including a National Maker Faire in Washington D.C.
Posted byon May 2, 2015 at 6:00 AM EDT
In this week’s address, the President reiterated his commitment to expanding access to education, and to spreading the joy of reading to more children and young adults.
Posted byon April 25, 2015 at 6:00 AM EDT
In this week’s address, the President laid out why new, high-standards trade agreements are important for our economy, our businesses, our workers, and our values.
Posted byon April 24, 2015 at 5:33 PM EDT
From an Earth Day trip to a 1.5-million-acre wetland ecosystem to a trade deal that protects endangered species, this was a week of conversation about how we can protect our environment. Here are a couple highlights from the week:
Posted byon April 24, 2015 at 3:38 PM EDT
Welcome to the West Wing Week, your guide to everything that's happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.
Posted byon April 24, 2015 at 3:25 PM EDT
Josie wrote us about the importance of preserving and protecting the Florida Everglades, where she and her family would often vacation when she was a child. Read Senior Advisor Brian Deese's response.
Posted byon April 22, 2015 at 7:44 PM EDT
We asked White House email subscribers to share a photo of the outdoors spot that they would fight to protect from the effects of climate change. We were overwhelmed by the responses.
Posted byon April 22, 2015 at 12:40 PM EDT
Take a look back at past Presidential and Cabinet trips to the Everglades, and see what President Obama is doing for Earth Day 2015.
Posted byon April 22, 2015 at 10:33 AM EDT
It's Earth Day — and all day long, we'll be keeping you updated right here with shareable videos, photos, and opportunities to add your voice to the #ActOnClimate conversation.