Save The Children Hopes Obama’s Baton Rouge Visit Will Shine Spotlight On Vulnerable Children

Save The Children Hopes Obama’s Baton Rouge Visit Will Shine Spotlight On Vulnerable Children Aug 22, 2016

Thousands of Louisiana children remain displaced, distressed and unable to return to school, leaving them and their futures extremely vulnerable, Save the Children said Monday. More
onePULSE: A Benefit For Orlando In Hollywood

onePULSE: A Benefit For Orlando In Hollywood Aug 15, 2016

In a powerful show of collaboration and support, leading names, artists and businesses in the entertainment community are teaming up in an event to honor as well as raise much needed funds for the victims of the Orlando tragedy. More
Hillary Clinton to Deliver Address at 107th NAACP Annual Convention

Hillary Clinton to Deliver Address at 107th NAACP Annual Convention Jul 12, 2016

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton will speak to attendees at the 107th Annual NAACP Convention in Cincinnati, Ohio on Monday, July 18th. More
Stars Celebrate International Jazz Day With UNESCO

Stars Celebrate International Jazz Day With UNESCO May 3, 2016

Jazz is a universal message of peace that harmonizes rhythm and meaning, carries values significant for every woman and man, and provides unique opportunities for mutual understanding, the top United Nations cultural official said, as music enthusiasts around the world celebrated International Jazz Day over the weekend. More
Virginia McKenna To Attend San Francisco Green Film Festival

Virginia McKenna To Attend San Francisco Green Film Festival Mar 4, 2016

The star of the 1966 classic wildlife film Born Free, Virginia McKenna, is the special guest at this year’s 6th San Francisco Green Film Festival. More
Barack Obama Proclaims March As Red Cross Month

Barack Obama Proclaims March As Red Cross Month Mar 2, 2016

President Barack Obama has proclaimed March as Red Cross Month across the country, a tradition begun by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1943. More
George H.W. Bush Named Honorary Chairman Of National Desert Storm War Memorial Association

George H.W. Bush Named Honorary Chairman Of National Desert Storm War Memorial Association Jan 21, 2016

Twenty-five years ago, more than 600,000 members of the U.S. Armed Forces were deployed to the Middle East in support of Operation Desert Storm. More
Edward Norton Launches CrowdRise Campaign For Syrian Refugee

Edward Norton Launches CrowdRise Campaign For Syrian Refugee Dec 15, 2015

On Saturday, actor and CrowdRise co-founder Edward Norton launched a fundraiser for a Syrian refugee whose story had gone viral thanks to Brandon Stanton of Humans of New York (HONY) and President Obama. More
Celebrities Take Part In We Can End Gun Violence Video

Celebrities Take Part In We Can End Gun Violence Video Dec 10, 2015

Everytown for Gun Safety today released a new video – “We Can End Gun Violence” – featuring a broad range of Americans including survivors of gun violence, moms, President Obama and cultural icons including Julianne Moore, Michael J. Fox, Amy Schumer, Spike Lee, Jennifer Aniston and Sofia Vergara, among others. More
Reese Witherspoon To Host National Christmas Tree Lighting

Reese Witherspoon To Host National Christmas Tree Lighting Dec 3, 2015

Academy Award-winner Reese Witherspoon will host the 2015 National Christmas Tree Lighting, presented by the National Park Service and the National Park Foundation, the official charity of America’s national parks. More
Presidential Medal Of Freedom Honorees Announced

Presidential Medal Of Freedom Honorees Announced Nov 19, 2015

President Barack Obama has named seventeen recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom. More
Prince Harry Discusses Veteran Issues With Barack Obama

Prince Harry Discusses Veteran Issues With Barack Obama Oct 29, 2015

Prince Harry has met Barack Obama at the White House, where they discussed issues facing veterans including challenging the stigma around mental injury. More
Stars Support #62MillionGirls Campaign

Stars Support #62MillionGirls Campaign Oct 9, 2015

Leveraging the UN General Assembly meetings last week, Girl Rising, the global campaign for girls’ education, convened public and private sector partners in support of expanding access to education for the 62 million girls worldwide currently not enrolled in school. More
Stars Take Part In It's On Us PSA

Stars Take Part In It's On Us PSA Sep 2, 2015

Barack Obama's “It’s On Us” campaign has released a new Public Service Announcement (PSA) that includes cameos from “It’s On Us” supporters and artists such as Zoe Saldana, John Cho and Josh Hutcherson. More
Bruno Mars Plays July 4 USO Gig At White House

Bruno Mars Plays July 4 USO Gig At White House Jul 7, 2015

Grammy-winning recording artist Bruno Mars performed a USO show for hundreds of cheering troops, military family members and guests of the First Family on Saturday, July 4, on the South Lawn of the White House. More
Lauren Graham Discusses New Film, Max, On American Humane Association's Weekly Radio Show

Lauren Graham Discusses New Film, Max, On American Humane Association's Weekly Radio Show Jul 2, 2015

One of Hollywood’s most famous leading ladies and three members of Congress working to bring home military working dogs join American Humane Association's president and CEO as special guests on the latest episode of “Be Humane with Dr. Robin Ganzert” on Pet Life Radio. More
Stars Wear Orange For Gun Violence Awareness

Stars Wear Orange For Gun Violence Awareness Jun 3, 2015

Yesterday more than 200 organizations, cultural influencers, elected officials and Americans across the country participated in the first-ever National Gun Violence Awareness Day by wearing orange. More
President Obama Announces Groundbreaking Effort To Bring e-Books To Children In Need

President Obama Announces Groundbreaking Effort To Bring e-Books To Children In Need May 6, 2015

Through a new White House-led initiative, First Book, a nonprofit social enterprise, is helping connect children in need across the country with access to thousands of e-books. More
UNESCO Celebrates 4th Annual International Jazz Day

UNESCO Celebrates 4th Annual International Jazz Day May 4, 2015

In an unprecedented series of events worldwide on April 30th, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz joined together to celebrate and recognize jazz as a vehicle for freedom of expression and dialogue between cultures. More
WWF Kickstarts Countdown To Earth Hour 2015

WWF Kickstarts Countdown To Earth Hour 2015 Mar 4, 2015

As nations and individuals around the globe gear up to participate in the world’s largest grassroots environmental movement, WWF's Earth Hour has kickstarted the countdown to the 2015 event with the release of the official campaign video. More
Barack Obama Conducts StoryCorps Interview For My Brother's Keeper Initiative

Barack Obama Conducts StoryCorps Interview For My Brother's Keeper Initiative Mar 2, 2015

StoryCorps, the oral history project that provides people of all backgrounds and beliefs with the opportunity to record, share and preserve their stories, will release an historic interview conducted at the White House last week. More
US & Canadian Celebrities to President Obama: Reject the Keystone XL Pipeline

US & Canadian Celebrities to President Obama: Reject the Keystone XL Pipeline Feb 27, 2015

Two days after President Obama's historic veto of the Keystone XL pipeline, celebrities from the US and Canada have come together to release a video asking the president to do the obvious right thing: reject the dirty, dangerous tar sands pipeline once and for all. More
Stars Urge President Obama To Reject Keystone XL

Stars Urge President Obama To Reject Keystone XL Feb 26, 2015

More than 140 artists, Tribal Nations, landowners, and climate leaders have signed a letter to President Obama, urging him to reject Keystone XL pipeline. More
Save The Children Action Network Praises Obama's Call For Investing In Children

Save The Children Action Network Praises Obama's Call For Investing In Children Jan 22, 2015

Save the Children Action Network commends President Obama for prioritizing the needs of children in his State of the Union address. More
Celebrities Honored With Highest Civilian Award

Celebrities Honored With Highest Civilian Award Dec 17, 2014

The USA’s annual Presidential Medal of Freedom is awarded by a sitting president to those he deems have offered exceptional contributions to society. These meritorious actions can fall into three categories, including cultural endeavors. More
President Obama And First Family To Light National Christmas Tree

President Obama And First Family To Light National Christmas Tree Dec 3, 2014

The National Park Service and the National Park Foundation are excited to announce that President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, and their family will officially light the National Christmas Tree on Thursday, December 4 at the 92nd annual National Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony on the Ellipse in President’s Park, one of America’s 401 national parks. More
Daniel Pearl World Music Days A Huge Success

Daniel Pearl World Music Days A Huge Success Nov 25, 2014

The Daniel Pearl Foundation reported today that this year’s World Music Days attracted a global network of more than 1,300 events. More
Cartoon Network Recruits One Million People To Speak Up Against Bullying

Cartoon Network Recruits One Million People To Speak Up Against Bullying Oct 10, 2014

Cartoon Network, through its award-winning Stop Bullying: Speak Up campaign, issued a national call-to-action to recruit one million people to speak up against bullying as a kick-off to National Bullying Prevention Month. More
Clinton Global Initiative Turns Ten

Clinton Global Initiative Turns Ten Oct 10, 2014

In 2005 former President Bill Clinton organized the first annual Clinton Global Initiative to coincide with the United Nation’s General Assembly. More
New Commitments To Action Made At Clinton Global Initiative

New Commitments To Action Made At Clinton Global Initiative Sep 25, 2014

During the second day of the 10th Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Annual Meeting, President Bill Clinton, Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, and Chelsea Clinton announced new Commitments to Action that will address pressing global challenges. More