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Weekly Wrap Up: The Campaign to Cut Waste

A quick look back at the week of June 13, 2011 on

A quick look at the week of June 13th, on

Cutting Government Waste: This week the President announced a new effort to eliminate government waste and help improve Government accountability. 

Campaign to Cut Waste Video

Watch the video about the Campaign to Cut Waste here.

West Wing Week: The President meets with his Jobs Council in North Carolina, tours a high-tech manufacturing facility, travels abroad and much much more.

Happy Early Father's Day: Take a look at the revamped, as well as the President's message of Strong Fathers, Strong Families.

There's an app for that: The EPA challenges developers to manipulate public data into a useable form - winners will be publicized on the EPA website. More info here.

Puerto Rico Trip: The President traveled to Puerto Rico, check out the video and pictures of this historic visit.

Weekly Address: Directly from President Barack Obama to your computer it's your weekly address on how the government is partnering with the private sector to ensure workers have the skills they need to be competitive and grow the economy.

How to Make Change: This new summer series, announced by the President, delivers tangible ways that youth can be engaged on issues that matter to them. Contact the Young American Outreach Team. Based on an Executive Order, Vice President Biden leads a new initiative to make the government more accountable, cut waste and increase efficiency overall.

And a sneak peek at next week...

#YoungAfrica: The First Lady travels to Africa countries in her continued effort to engage youth, particularly young women, at home and abroad. Start following the trip using the hash tag #YoungAfrica!