Posts Tagged ‘ white house ’

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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White House Disability Call Tomorrow (Wednesday, July 27 at 1pm)

July 26, 2011
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In order to keep the public more informed, the White House Disability Group hosts monthly calls to provide updates on various disability issues, as well as to introduce individuals who work on these issues in the federal government. The next call will take place on Wednesday, July 27th at 1:00 PM Eastern (TOMORROW)! This...
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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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White House Internship Program – People with Disabilities Wanted

December 21, 2010
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White House Internship Program – People with Disabilities Wanted

Okay, the second part of that statement is from me personally. But I think it would be fantastic to see a White House intern with a disability. The White House Internship Program’s summer 2011 application has been posted. This really is a Public Service Leadership Program and an opportunity that shouldn’t be missed. I...
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Accessible Easter Egg Roll at the White House – Every Victory Counts, Every Child Counts

April 7, 2010
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Accessible Easter Egg Roll at the White House – Every Victory Counts, Every Child Counts

Over and over in the news and on the blogs we constantly are bombarded with information about how inaccessible the world is and even how hostile it can be towards people with disabilities. I’ve posted about hate crimes and health care, independent living (or lack thereof) and technology; even about how media doesn’t seem...
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