Posts Tagged ‘ Obama ’

Post State of the Union Presidential Conversation Today at 5:30pm EST

January 30, 2012
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Today’s the day, January 30th and at 5:30 pm EST the President will answer the public’s questions in a conversation – “Hang out with the President” streamed live on WhiteHouse.gov, YouTube.com/WhiteHouse and on the White House Google+ page. There were a lot of issues brought up in the President’s State of the Union speech and a number that...
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What would you ask President Obama? – This is your Opportunity to be Heard

January 25, 2012
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What would you ask President Obama? – This is your Opportunity to be Heard

Just a quick update for Day in Washington readers.  In the wake of the State of the Union there was some heartburn over a visible lack of presence of a disability discussion (as well as a lack of closed captioning on the web video – I was told)  Now that the State of the...
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Presidential Proclamation — International Day of Persons with Disabilities

December 5, 2011
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Presidential Proclamation — International Day of Persons with Disabilities

BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION On International Day of Persons with Disabilities, we recommit to ensuring people living with disabilities enjoy full equality and unhindered participation in all facets of our national life. We recognize the myriad contributions that persons with disabilities make at home and abroad, and...
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Presidential Proclamation – Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act 2011

July 26, 2011
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  From yesterday: THE WHITE HOUSE   Office of the Press Secretary   For Immediate Release July 25, 2011   ANNIVERSARY OF THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT, 2011   - – - – - – -   BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA   A PROCLAMATION   Generations of Americans with...
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Events and Articles – Olmstead, WHO Report, NIDRR, & Disability Affirmative Action

July 21, 2011
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Events and Articles – Olmstead, WHO Report, NIDRR, & Disability Affirmative Action

Whew!  It has been a busy year which unfortunately has lead to some dust collecting on Day in Washington.  My apologies to regular readers.  Today I just want to post a few items that may be of interest.  Special thanks to “P” for collecting the information for this update. New NIDRR Director Chosen K....
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White House Disability Conference Call – March 31

March 23, 2011
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White House Disability Conference Call – March 31

Yes, it is that time of the month again.  The White House is putting out their notice for their monthly Disability group conference call.  If you haven’t participated in one yet, this is your chance.  You get to hear directly what is the Administration’s plans for disability and what has been accomplished.  This isn’t...
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White House Statement on a United Effort to Address Bullying

March 10, 2011
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White House Statement on a United Effort to Address Bullying

I know, I know…it is a forwarded note but considering all of the recent attention on the issue of bullying I thought this might be pertinent. There are a lot of resources and groups mentioned and considering the number of children and youth with disabilities who have been bullied (and some who have been...
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Federal Hiring of People with Disabilities? Looking Critically

February 11, 2011
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Federal Hiring of People with Disabilities? Looking Critically

It has been great these last few weeks as more and more guest bloggers are choosing to offer their insights and experience through Day in Washington to  ensure YOU get the best information possible.  These are Washington DC insiders with unique knowledge and expertise and I’m proud to be able to offer this blog...
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