Imperial Valley News
Washington, DC - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced additional support for schools working to serve school children healthy meals with the nationwide expansion of the Team Up for School Nutrition Success Initiative. The initiative will provide school nutrition personnel across the country tailored technical assistance and peer to peer mentoring. This allows schools to address their individual resource and training needs. USDA conducted a pilot of the Team Up effort in the southeast region last fall and will now expand the program to other regions of the country.
Washington, DC - The President and his Administration are focused on promoting middle class economics to ensure that all Americans can contribute to and benefit from our American resurgence. Part of that effort requires empowering every American with the education and training they need to earn higher wages.
Sacramento, California - Earlier today at the State Capitol, Marjo Mello of Brawley was honored as the 56th Assembly District’s 2015 Woman of the Year. Selected for the honor by Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia, Ms. Mello joined women from all over the state to be recognized for their contributions during a special Assembly Floor Session.
Washington, DC - The State Department welcomes Hilton Worldwide as the newest Partner of the Global Equality Fund. As the first hospitality company to partner with the Global Equality Fund, Hilton Worldwide joins a strong and diverse alliance of like-minded governments, foundations, and corporations dedicated to advancing the human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) persons globally.
Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointments.
Washington, DC - The U.S. Department of State is proud to launch Global Partnerships Week 2015 (GPW), March 9–15, 2015, which celebrates the critical role public-private partnerships play in promoting diplomacy and development around the world.