Three young men murdered in Neshoba County 50 years ago registering African Americans to vote will receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the White House has announced. Murdered in a plot hatched by the Ku [...]
The White House Council on Women and Girls released a report this week entitled “Women and Girls of Color: Addressing Challenges and Expanding Opportunity.” This report highlights work the administration has done over the last [...]
The San Francisco Foundation’s Program Director for Environment, Public Policy and Civic Engagement, Francesca Vietor, recently attended the White House Green Infrastructure Leadership Roundtable to discuss sustainability with senior officials from agencies such as the [...]
When President Barack Obama called on the world to contribute to fighting Ebola in West Africa, the response was, as the Wall Street Journal reported, “underwhelming.”
Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders marched with Kaiser Permanente nurses, members of National Nurses United, today calling for the federal government and hospitals to meet the highest “uniform, national standards and protocols” in order to “safely [...]
Covered California has launched a self-enrollment function of the Small Business Health Options (SHOP) online marketplace, starting this week. With this new function, small business owners with between one and 50 eligible employees can enroll [...]
President Barack Obama visited San Francisco this week, speaking at the Betty Ong Recreation Center in San Francisco’s Chinatown where he addressed the pressing need to pass comprehensive immigration reform that overhauls the current broken [...]
On Tuesday night, President Barack Obama said he would pursue a diplomatic initiative from Russia over Syria’s chemical weapons, but still urged the American public to support his threat to use military force.