State: District of Columbia

State: District of Columbia
District of Columbia Business News, including Washington DC News (U.S.)

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: The SUDC Foundation celebrates the legislation signed into law today by President Obama which is deeply personal to all those who have lost a child to Stillbirth, Sudden Infant Death or Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood (SUDC). 'This is the best Christmas gift ever,' said Laura Crandall to President Obama at the bill signing today in the White House.

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: 'After six years in Congress, I am overwhelmed with the bill's passage,' said Laura Crandall, SUDC Foundation President and mother of Maria who died inexplicably at the age of 15 months. 'This legislation marks the first time our federal government even recognizes the existence of sudden unexplained deaths of children after their first birthday. I am proud of our government today.'

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Families Empowering Families at Community Connections, is pleased to announce it is one of 10 recipients for 2014 of Neotrope's annual J.L. Simmons Non-Profit PR Grant award. With this commitment, Neotrope(R) will provide public relations and cause-marketing support to Families Empowering Families over the next year to raise awareness around its programs and accomplishments.

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: According to the SUDC Foundation, every year approximately 30,000 families in the U.S. are affected by Stillbirth, Sudden Unexpected Infant Death or Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood (SUDC). SUDC is defined as the sudden death of a child greater than 1 year of age that remains unexplained after a thorough case investigation, including performance of a complete autopsy, examination of the death scene, and review of the child's medical history.
Secretary of State John Kerry

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ NEWS: The U.S. Department of State Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs is pleased to announce the selection of nine finalists...

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: The SUDC Foundation applauds the Senate's Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee on their passage of the Sudden Unexpected Death Data Enhancement and Awareness Act (S.2746/H.R.669).
US State Department

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ NEWS: Today, the U.S. Department of State, in partnership with private and non-governmental organizations, launched the Global Innovation through Science and...

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: In an effort to increase Black voter turnout for the Nov. 4, 2014 election, this past weekend the National Coalition on Black Civic Participation (NCBCP) kicked-off its aggressive '10-day voter mobilization countdown' to close out its #Vote4Justice Campaign focused on motivating Black women and youth voters to seize the voting power they have to impact the outcome of the 2014 Midterm Elections and effect issues they care about in their local communities.

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: With over 15 years of experience coordinating events and providing protocol guidance to senior U.S. government officials and Members of Congress, Gretchen Learman Burrier, today announced the formal launch of her special events and international protocol company Blue Ribbon Events to serve the greater Washington, D.C. areas.
US State Department

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ NEWS: The U.S. Department of State is pleased to announce the winners of the 2013 Human Rights Awards. The Diplomacy for...
US Department of State

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: The U.S. State Department will launch its third annual “Free the Press” campaign on Friday, April 25 at the...

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Prominent Texas defense attorney Jeremy Gordon will ask President Obama to commute the sentence of famous con man and actor Steve Comisar, who is currently in federal prison serving an 'excessive sentence' for fraud.

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Coming on the heels of Lupita Nyong'o's rise to fame, 'Whose Shoes Are You Wearing? 12 Steps to Uncovering the Woman You Really Want To Be' (ISBN: 9780996097802; Kkula Media; Paperback; May 13, 2014) written by East African sisters, Christine K. St. Vil and Julian B. Kiganda, pulls no punches, offering readers a unique and practical guide to self discovery and authentic living.

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Move For Hunger today announced that SuiteAmerica is the first nationwide corporate housing provider to join the only international network of relocation companies dedicated to ending hunger. Over 50 million Americans experience food insecurity. Children are especially vulnerable to hunger with 17 million American children going to bed hungry each night. One in eight District households is struggling against hunger.

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Today, the non-profit Magnet Schools of America announced that this February, magnet schools across the nation will join together to celebrate National Magnet Schools Month 2014. In honor of the upcoming 60th anniversary of the Supreme Court decision of Brown v. Board of Education, this year's theme is 'Creating Opportunities for All.'

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Black Men's Xchange, the nation's oldest and largest community-based movement devoted to the empowerment of diverse Black males, recently celebrated its 25th year anniversary with a festive gathering at their new, state-of-the-art community space in Northeast D.C.
US State Department

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: The U.S. Department of State will explore the revolutionary changes that technology has brought to education and how those...
Secretary of State John Kerry

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: 100 international journalists will begin a three-week exchange this week as participants in the Edward R. Murrow Program for...

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Ecologic Leasing Services today announced it is changing its name to LeaseAccelerator Services. The new name more closely unifies the asset-centric lease accounting SaaS for lessees with the company behind it. The change is effective immediately.
US Department of State

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ NEWS: The Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs will host the 2013 Fulbright Regional Network for Applied Research (NEXUS) Scholar Symposium:...