President Obama is leading the fight to protect everyone - no matter who you are, where you're from, what you look like, or who you love.
“We, the people, declare today that the most evident of truths — that all of us are created equal — is the star that guides us still; just as it guided our forebears through Seneca Falls, and Selma, and Stonewall; just as it guided all those men and women, sung and unsung, who left footprints along this great Mall, to hear a preacher say that we cannot walk alone; to hear a King proclaim that our individual freedom is inextricably bound to the freedom of every soul on Earth.”
President Obama, January 21, 2013
First Lady Michelle Obama hosts a meeting on creating opportunity for Native youth at the White House.
Amanda Simpson -- Executive Director of the U.S. Army Office of Energy Initiatives, and the first openly transgender woman Presidential appointee ever -- sent this message to the White House email list. Her message explains why "conversion therapy" is so harmful to all of us, and why it was important for the White House to stand up against the practice.
Join us for a conversation about the Administration's commitment to LGBT equality.
Responding to recommendations in the interim report from the Task Force on 21st Century Policing, police chiefs, municipal Chief Technology Officers, and other leaders across the nation came to the White House to talk with technologists, data scientists, law enforcement thought leaders, foundations, issue experts, Presidential Innovation Fellows, nonprofits, and Administration officials.