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Council on Women and Girls Weekly Highlights

Welcome to the Council on Women and Girls Weekly Highlights! This week, The President pledged support for Alabama and other states in the South affected by devastating storms. He also reached out to members of Congress and urged them to discontinue tax breaks for oil companies and to invest in new sustainable energy resources. In addition, The President and First Family welcomed over thirty thousand people from across the country to the White House for the 113th Annual Easter Egg Roll.

Read about this and other events throughout the Administration, below. And remember, if you have friends or family who would like to join our Council on Women and Girls efforts, please have them click here.

The President in Alabama: We’re Going to Make Sure that You’re Not Forgotten

President Obama to Congress: “I Hope We Can All Agree That, Instead of Continuing to Subsidize Yesterday’s Energy Sources, We Need to Invest in Tomorrow’s”

Weekly Address: Stopping Oil Market Fraud, Beginning a Clean Energy Future

No Comparison: Read about the Realities of Rep. Ryan’s Plan

Engaging Men to Stop Violence Against Women

Read About Empowering Women in Business

Why Financial Literacy Matters for Women and Girls

Improving Latino Education to Win the Future

Photo & Videos: The 2011 White House Easter Egg Roll

Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day

West Wing Week: “Final Adjustments”

Monique Dorsainvil is a Staff Assistant in the Office of Public Engagement focusing on the Council on Women and Girls and LGBT Outreach