By Jueseppi B.
President Barack Obama participates in the annual hurricane preparedness briefing in the Situation Room of the White House, May 30, 2012. Seated clockwise from the President are: Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano; John Brennan, Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism; Daniel Poneman, Department of Energy Deputy Secretary; Eric Silagy, FP&L President; Bryan Koon, Florida Director of Emergency Management; Major General Emmett Titshaw, Florida Adjutant General; Chief of Staff Jack Lew; and Craig Fugate, Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)
Your Daily Snapshot for
Thursday, May 31, 2012
Omar Epps‘s First Summer Job
Summer Jobs+ is a call to action for companies and organizations across the country to find opportunities for young people, and employers have committed to providing over 300,000 opportunities so far. If you’re looking for a job this summer, be sure to check out the Summer Jobs+ Bank to find summer employment opportunities near you.
A summer job can mean more than just a paycheck, it’s a chance to gain skills and a sense of responsibility that can last a lifetime. Check this video of actor Omar Epps (well known these days for his role as Dr. Eric Foreman on the TV show “House”) talking about his first summer job delivering pizzas in Brooklyn. Then use the Summer Jobs+ Bank to find your summer job.
In Case You Missed It
Here are some of the top stories from the White House blog:
President Obama Signs Renewal of the Export-Import Bank
American exports are up. To keep the momentum going, President Obama signs a renewal of the Export-Import Bank.
State and District Education Leaders Collaborate to Transform the Teaching Profession
Last week state and district education leaders met at in Cincinnati, Ohio to discuss labor-management collaboration.
President Obama Awards the Medal of Freedom
The Medal of Freedom is highest honor awarded to civilians in the United States.
All times are Eastern Daylight Time (EDT).
9:30 AM: The President and The Vice President receive the Presidential Daily Briefing
12:10 PM: The President and The First Lady meet for lunch with Former President George W. Bush, Former First Lady Laura Bush, President George H.W. Bush, Former First Lady Barbara Bush and family members
1:25 PM: The President and The First Lady welcome Former President George W. Bush and Former First Lady Laura Bush for the official unveiling of their portraits; The Vice President, Former President George H.W. Bush and Former First Lady Barbara Bush will also attend
3:00 PM: The President meets with Secretary Geithner
Indicates that the event will be live-streamed on WhiteHouse.gov/Live