Tag Archives: Barack Obama

Obama Proclaims Month for Disability Employment Awareness

Washington, D.C. Barack Obama has decreed a Presidential Proclamation making this October “National Disability Employment Awareness Month, 2015.”  In so doing, he issued the following statement, which The Stewardship Report has interspersed with advocacy ads from around the country: A quarter century ago, our country took a major step toward fulfilling the fundamental American promises […]

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Obama Salutes Student-Led Action Day on Climate Change

Chicago, IL. Students at over 50 universities across the country rallied for the first ever “KNOW TOMORROW Day of Action”—a major national movement that united thousands of college students, activists, civic leaders, corporations and celebrities to take action on climate change. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel with Know Tomorrow Students at De Paul University.  Photo Credit: […]

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Obama on Shootings at Umpqua Community College

Washington, D.C.  There’s been another mass shooting in America — this time, in a community college in Oregon. That means there are more American families — moms, dads, children — whose lives have been changed forever.  That means there’s another community stunned with grief, and communities across the country forced to relieve their own anguish, […]

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United Nations: Barack Obama, Raúl Castro Meet Again

New York, N.Y.  Their meeting comes just weeks after the two countries opened embassies, re-establishing diplomatic relations after a 54-year break. The meeting began in a friendly manner, with the leaders shaking hands and the diminutive Castro laughingly commenting on the U.S. president’s height. He’s just over 6 feet tall. The White House said the […]

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Growing Threat of Violent Extremism Demands Unified Response

New York, N.Y. Addressing the growing threat posed by violent extremist groups such as the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), also known as Da’esh, goes to the heart of the mission of the United Nations and requires a unified response, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon stressed today at a high-level event held in New […]

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Obama, Xi to Address Touchy Topics During Talks

Washington, D.C. Chinese President Xi Jinping heads to Washington Thursday for talks with President Barack Obama on thorny issues including cyber attacks, human rights and economics, after spending the first two days of his U.S. visit focused primarily on the importance of cooperation between the two countries. U.S. President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi […]

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Barack Obama, 44th President of the United States

Washington, D.C. Barack Obama is the 44th President of the United States. His story is the American story — values from the heartland, a middle-class upbringing in a strong family, hard work and education as the means of getting ahead, and the conviction that a life so blessed should be lived in service to others. […]

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The Pope’s Schedule for D.C., Phildelphia, and NYC

Washington, D.C. The White House has released His Holiness the Pope’s U.S. schedule. It is as follows: The Schedule For up-to-date information about road closures and security announcements for Washington, D.C., New York, and Philadelphia, please visit www.secretservice.gov/events/pope/. Tuesday, September 22, 2015 4:00 PM:  Pope Francis arrives in D.C. at Joint Base Andrews. Wednesday, September […]

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