The White House Community College Convening

The event will showcase best practices that strengthen community college access & success & spotlight stories of how programs got off the ground. Attendees—including college Presidents, policymakers, elected officials, foundations, business leaders, researchers & students—will describe effective solutions that can improve college-readiness strategies like dual enrollment & pathways to a college degree & good-paying job.

Medicine Responds to Addiction II

The “Medicine Responds to Addiction II” Symposium will bring together federal partners and national leaders from medical schools, residency, and fellowship programs to advance addiction medicine education and training and to explore Centers of Excellence in Addiction Medicine models.

President Obama Meets With His Kid Science Advisors

President Obama’s team of advisors just got a little larger. Kids see first-hand what’s working inside and outside of their classrooms, so the President invited eleven Kid Science Advisors from across the country to come to the White House on Friday and share their perspectives on science, technology, and innovation.

President’s Interagency Task Force Meeting

President’s Interagency Task Force meeting on Trafficking with Secretary Kerry, Attorney General Lynch and Sec. Johnson.

Filipino American History Month Celebration

The Celebration will commemorate FAHM this October, featuring performances by distinguished Filipino American artists as well as discussions with prominent celebrities and Administration leaders on issues such as education, veterans, health, and immigration.

President Obama Speaks at BET’s “Love and Happiness: A Musical Experience”

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President Obama & NASA Astronaut Scott Kelly

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West Wing Week 10/21/16 or, “Buongiorno!”

Welcome to the West Wing Week, your guide to everything that’s happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. This week, the President met with some local high school students, hosted the Italian Prime Minister for the final state dinner, and traveled to Miami to talk about the Affordable Care Act. That’s October 14th to the 20th or, “Buongiorno!”

First Lady Michelle Obama Speaks at the Grammy Museum & BET Student Workshop

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10/21/16: White House Press Briefing

White House Press Briefings are conducted most weekdays from the James S. Brady Press Briefing Room in the West Wing.