Imperial Valley News
Washington, DC - The U.S. Department of State announced today participating cities for the third annual Fishackathon, taking place on Earth Day weekend from April 22-24, 2016.
Washington, DC - Secretary of State John Kerry: "On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I offer our warmest wishes to all of the peoples of the Himalayan region celebrating Losar for a joyful New Year.
Sacramento, California - Each Super Bowl season the charity organization Souper Bowl of Caring mobilizes to raise money to help fight hunger. The group came together in 1990, driven largely by the energy of young people collecting donations and sending the money directly to local charities like soup kitchens and food banks. More than $100 million has been raised over the last 26 years, including more than $1.7 million (and going up) this year.
Washington, DC - In a recent poll by the Union of Concerned Scientists, 94 percent of American voters expressed concern about the state of the food system – and also said that food was a very important issue to them. More than ever before, Americans are concerned about what they’re eating, how it was grown, where it was grown, and by whom.
Washington, DC - Under Secretary of State for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights Sarah Sewall is on travel to Egypt, February 7–10.
Washington, DC - The U.S. Department of Energy today announced $21 million in new funding to lower solar energy deployment barriers and expand access to solar energy to all Americans.