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 Public Leadership Education Network (PLEN) is pleased to announce its 35th Anniversary event to be held on March 18, celebrating decades of preparing young women to follow their passions and be leaders in public policy. We are honored to have Ambassador Connie Morella and Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton as our Honorary Co-Chairs.

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Road Safe America President and Co-Founder Steve Owings on Thursday urged leaders of the nation's cities to energize their efforts to have the U.S. Department of Transportation expedite a rule requiring the country's heaviest commercial tractor-trailers to set their speed governors (limiters) at 65 MPH or slower.

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Donation Pages, Inc. today announced the launch of its recently enhanced political fundraising website. The new platform incorporates unique technology to provide a web-based automated crowd fundraising capability with cloud storage specifically designed for the complexities of political and nonprofit fundraising and micro-targeting advocacy.

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:...

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- New York Times Best Selling Author and Activist Sister Souljah will headline a Global Summer Reading Initiative discussing a highly anticipated follow up to her book 'Coldest Winter Ever.' This new novel, 'A Deeper Love Inside: The Porsche Santiaga Story' (ISBN: 978-1439165317) will be the central topic of discussion for young people across the globe, as they come together to discuss and encourage the importance of Summer Reading.
U.S. Department of State

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- Solve for X, an initiative of Google, hosted a session on May 13 in collaboration with STAS and the U.S....

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS May 14, 2013: Lease Accelerator announced today that it has published a new lease accounting whitepaper for lessees that explains the new 2013 FASB Exposure Draft, which the FASB is expected to release later this week. Lessees can download it for free from LeaseAccelerator's publishing arm. The official title is 'How to Prepare Now for the Coming Lease Accounting Changes.'

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS May 9, 2013: Melanie L. Campbell, president and CEO of The National Coalition on Black Civic Participation (The National Coalition) and convener of Black Women's Roundtable issued the following statement in response to a U.S. Census Bureau report released yesterday finding that about two in three eligible blacks (66.2 percent) voted in the 2012 presidential election, higher than the 64.1 percent of non-Hispanic whites who did so.

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS Apr 1, 2013: The Distributed Computing Industry Association today announced the first wave of speakers to participate in its CLOUD COMPUTING CONFERENCE at the 2013 NAB Show, the third annual DCIA event within the NAB Show, taking place on Monday and Tuesday, April 8-9, at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- ElectionMall, Inc. CEO Ravi Singh is excited to speak at CPAC 2013. A first-time speaker at CPAC, Mr. Singh will serve on two panels. One of which is 'Back to the Future: High Tech-High Touch - Cool Tools.' This will focus on the abilities of campaigns and organizations to reach out to constituents, supporters and voters in a technology focused age.
U.S. Department of State

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- The U.S. Department of State will host a symposium focusing on the use of technology to enhance and expand Internet...
Secretary of State John Kerry

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- On Friday, March 8, Secretary of State John Kerry will honor 10 extraordinary women with the Secretary of State’s International...
U.S. Department of State

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- The U.S. Department of State has announced that ensembles of the Afghan National Institute of Music (ANIM) will travel to...

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- Ecologic Leasing Services announced today that the company has completed its first equipment financing transaction in the Republic of Zambia in Southern Africa. According to World Bank lead economist Praveen Kumar, speaking yesterday in Lukasa, Zambia's capital, Zambia's economy is expected to grow by 7.3 percent this year.
U.S. Department of State

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- The U.S. Department of State will host a conference focusing on how technology has impacted elections and the electoral process...

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- Ecologic Leasing Services announced today that the company has released a new version of LeaseAccelerator that is designed to enable equipment lessees, the users of leased equipment, to transition in the most efficient and effective manner to the expected new lease accounting standard. Ecologic made the announcement at the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association's (ELFA) 2012 Lease and Finance Accountants Conference in Washington, D.C.

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- Over 175 youth members of the Young Marines from throughout the country will be attending the 30th anniversary of the National Navajo Code Talker Day in Window Rock, Arizona on August 14.

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- The Young Marines youth organization and the Drug Enforcement Administration's (DEA) Demand Reduction Program have announced the Young Marines Enrique 'Kiki' Camarena Division Awards program. The awards program highlights the exceptional efforts the youth membership of the Young Marines are doing throughout the nation to educate other youths to live and promote a healthy, drug-free lifestyle in their communities through drug demand reduction efforts.

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- Ecologic Leasing Services announced today that Nella Schwarz has joined the Company as Director, Business Development, Vendor Programs, Latin America.

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- Young Marines National Executive Director Mike Kessler, announced seventeen year old McCall Behringer of Baltimore, Maryland, is the organization's National Young Marine of the Year for 2012-2013. The Young Marines is a national non-profit youth organization for boys and girls ages 8 through the completion of high school.

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- Executive Director, Mike Kessler, of the national non-profit youth education and service program for boys and girls, the Young Marines, announces a call-to-action campaign to over 300 Young Marine units across the country to participate in the organization's 2nd annual 'Raising Awareness to the Flag' initiative during National Flag Week in June.