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West Wing Week: 02/27/15 or, “Where Are My Hawaiians?'"

Welcome to the West Wing Week, your guide to everything that's happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.

This week, the President hosted civil rights and consumer protection advocates, filmed a Let's Move sketch with the First Lady, sat down for a heart-to-heart with a White House mentee, held an immigration town hall in Florida, and honored Black History Month at the White House.


  • The President and First Lady filmed a sketch to promote the fifth anniversary of Let’s Move!
  • The President sat down with Noah McQueen to record a conversation facilitated StoryCorps.
  • The First Lady welcomed Civil Rights leaders for a panel in the East Room celebrating the women of the Civil Rights Movement.



  • The President met with the Amir of Qatar, His Highness Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al Thani.
  • The President and Vice President sat down with rank-and-file law enforcement officials in the Oval Office.
  • The President met with a bipartisan group of 16 Senators and Representatives to discuss criminal justice reform.
  • The President designated the Honouliuli National Monument.


  • The President met with advocacy leaders about immigration.
  • The President flew to Miami, Florida to participate in a Town Hall hosted by Telemundo and MSNBC.


  • The President hosted African American Faith & Civil Rights leaders at a round table.
  • The President held "Live at the White House" interviews with regional news anchors.
  • The President and First Lady hosted a reception to celebrate Black History Month.