Presidential Medal of Freedom celebrates 50 Years!

President Obama Names Presidential Medal of Freedom Recipients 2013 Marks 50th Anniversary of President Kennedy’s Establishment of the Presidential Medal of Freedom     WASHINGTON – Today, President Barack Obama named sixteen recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The Presidential Medal of Freedom is the Nation’s highest civilian honor, presented to individuals who have made especially meritorious contributions to the security or national interests of the United … [Read more...]

WOMAN of ACTION™ – Dorothy Heights

  A Celebration of Women™ ... as we offer this Tribute to the Leader of All WOMEN of ACTION™, Dorothy Height, who passed away in 2010,  at the wonderful age of 98.   Celebrate this Life with us... and You will just LOVE the Hats!    WOMAN of ACTION™       Dorothy Irene Height (March 24, 1912 – April 20, 2010)       Dorothy was an African American administrator, educator, and social activist.   She was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1994, and the … [Read more...]

Teachers' Strike in Bahrain

  Teacher's Strike in Bahrain     This morning on CityPulse, I saw that there was a teachers' strike in Bahrain. There was a shot of Arab women sitting in an empty classroom. I watched videos and learned that today the Teacher’s Union in Bahrain called for a general one day strike. Many women were crowded into the classrooms of Duraz Primary Girls' School, voicing their thoughts. Dressed in black, some with their faces covered, they looked sombre. Their angry faces and gestures reflected … [Read more...]

PMO(Canada) – Statement on regulatory cooperation

      Statement on regulatory cooperation   February 4, 2011 Ottawa, Ontario Today, President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Stephen Harper have directed the creation of a United States-Canada Regulatory Cooperation Council (RCC), composed of senior regulatory, trade, and foreign affairs officials from both governments. In recognition of our $1 trillion annual trade and investment relationship, the RCC has a two-year mandate to work together to promote economic growth, job creation, and … [Read more...]

AFGHANISTAN: H.E. Senior Minister Arsala visits Washington

    H.E. Senior Minister Arsala visits Washington     January 17, 2011 H.E. Hedeyat Amin Arsala, Senior Minister of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, joined world leaders at the Kennedy Center to attend a memorial service in honor of the late Richard C. Holbrooke, the U.S. Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan, on January 14, 2011, in Washington DC. President Barack Obama, Vice President Joseph Biden, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, and senior diplomats from various … [Read more...]

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