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Council on Women and Girls Weekly Highlights

Checkout all of the exciting work the Council on Women and Girls did this week.

Welcome to this week’s edition of the Council on Women and Girls’ Weekly Highlights – this week we’ve been involved with a range of activities from unveiling the Department of Treasury’s Financial Literacy and Education Commission’s (FLEC) National Strategy for Financial Literacy 2011 to taking part in a Focus on Workplace Flexibility national conference to a Senate hearing on the passage of the Convention of the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW).  And remember, if you have friends or family that would like to join our efforts, please have them contact us.

Read President Obama's statement on the DOD Report on Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell

Read the First Lady's statement on the House Passing Child Nutrition Legislation

Valerie Jarrett talks about President Obama’s Advisory Council on Financial Capability Meeting

Melody Barnes addresses Pay Discrimination

Tina Tchen talks about how the Obama Administration is imporoving Workplace Flexibility

Hear about the Senate Hearing on CEDAW

Watch President Obama commemorate World AIDS Day

Learn What's Going On With the DREAM Act?

Read a new report on how the Affordable Care Act Could Save Families Over $3,000 Per Year

Tuesday Talks: Building a Clean Energy Economy with Secretary Chu

Watch Hanukkah at the White House

Simple Gifts: Holidays at The White House 2010

Watch West Wing Week!