Celebrating Women’s Equality Day – Whitehouse – Aug 26

August 26th, we celebrate Women’s Equality Day. We commemorate the 93rd anniversary of the certification of the 19th Amendment, which granted women the right to vote. It’s hard to believe that less than 100 years ago, women did not have the right to vote. Advocates such as Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, and Ida B. Wells devoted decades of hard work to ensure that women’s voices could be heard. As a result, historic change occurred, forever transforming our nation as we took … [Read more...]

Obamacare‏, Three quick things you should know!

Hi all -- In the past few days, we've received three really interesting new pieces of information about the health care law, and we wanted to share these data points with you so that you get a big picture of how things are changing for the better as the law gets implemented. First, the Affordable Care Act is helping to make sure that insurance companies and providers have to compete for your business by creating a Health Insurance Marketplace that offers people more choice and control … [Read more...]

HIV PREVENTION RESOURCE ALLOCATION MODELING PILOT (HIV RAMP)

The U.S. National HIV/AIDS Strategy (NHAS) calls on national, state and local programs to focus efforts in communities where HIV is concentrated and to target resources on tailored combinations of effective, evidence-based strategies. As jurisdictions work to apply these principles, some have employed resource allocation modeling to help inform their decision making about how best to utilize their available funds so as to maximize the number of new HIV infections averted.  Download MP3 As … [Read more...]

Black History Month celebrated February 2013

Black History Month, also known as African-American History Month, is an annual observance in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom for remembrance of important people and events in the history of the African American diaspora. This is the month that all of the hard work of the people who put in for African Americans to be free is celebrated. It is celebrated annually in the United States and Canada in February and the United Kingdom in October. CANADA Why a Black History … [Read more...]

Women’s Update: Continuing to Grow the American Economy

We hope this message finds you well. On November 9th, President Obama laid out his plan to continue to grow the American economy: "I’m committed to solving our fiscal challenges," he said. "But I refuse to accept any approach that isn’t balanced. I am not going to ask students and seniors and middle-class families to pay down the entire deficit while people like me, making over $250,000, aren’t asked to pay a dime more in taxes. I'm not going to do that." To reduce the deficit and grow … [Read more...]

… a little bird told us: ‘WomenThrive.org is Taking Action !!!’

We thought you would like to know that Women Thrive Worldwide has posted to the group "Ending Gender Based Violence." In a post titled "Obama Administration Prioritizes Ending Violence Against Women," Women Thrive Worldwide wrote: *Since President Obama took office in 2009, his Administration has been making huge strides to ensure that ending violence against women and girls is a top priority—a first in U.S. history! We’re going to thank them by delivering an oversized, hand-written … [Read more...]

President’s FY 2013 Budget

  President’s FY 2013 Budget Supports Implementation of the National HIV/AIDS Strategy   On Monday, President Obama sent his Fiscal Year 2013 budget proposal to Congress. The budget proposal clearly demonstrates his determination to help the Nation achieve the goals of the National HIV/AIDS Strategy (NHAS) and renews the President’s commitment to ending the AIDS pandemic.   To address HIV/AIDS in the U.S., the 2013 Budget: Supports HIV/AIDS … [Read more...]

WHITEHO– USE: Get the most out of the State of the Union‏

 JANUARY 2012 Good afternoon, LAST NIGHT , at 9:00 p.m. ET, President Obama will stand before Congress to give the State of the Union Address. He'll talk about where we are as a nation, and he'll lay out a blueprint for an America built to last.For weeks, we've been working to this point.The President has been brainstorming with the speechwriters and huddling with the policy team. He's come up with new ideas, rewritten language, and reordered pages. For President Obama, this isn't simply … [Read more...]

WHITEHO– USE – What would you ask President Obama?

  Monday, January 23, 2012 What would you ask President Obama?Tomorrow, President Obama will deliver his State of the Union address at 9:00 p.m. ET. During that speech, he’ll lay out his vision for an America where hard work and responsibility are rewarded, where everyone does their fair share, and where everyone is held accountable for what they do. There is a range of ways to get involved with this year’s State of the Union address. Immediately following the … [Read more...]

WORLD AIDS DAY 2011 – The Beginning of the End of AIDS‏

December 1, 2011 The Beginning of the End of AIDSToday is World AIDS Day, and President Obama is marking the occasion by speaking at "The Beginning of the End of AIDS," an event hosted by the ONE Campaign and (RED) at George Washington University. Find out more and watch live. Have questions about the global AIDS epidemic and what the Administration is doing to bring it to an end? Today at 2:30 p.m. EST, Gayle Smith, Senior Director for Development and Democracy at the White … [Read more...]

Honor those who’ve served‏ ~ message from Michelle Obama

  Good afternoon, For 92 years, our nation has set aside November 11th as a day to honor those who have served in our armed forces. Originally, the day was set aside to celebrate the veterans of the First World War. Later, it was broadened to include every man and woman who has worn the uniform of the United States. And today, we continue that tradition by honoring the service and sacrifice of our troops and veterans. But I believe that this … [Read more...]

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