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Biden-Harris Administration Celebrates First-Year Accomplishments Under President’s Federal Sustainability Plan

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In conjunction with anniversary, Administration releases Agency Sustainability Plans One year ago, President Biden delivered the most ambitious Federal Sustainability Plan ever by issuing Executive Order 14057 on Catalyzing America’s Clean Energy Industries and Jobs Through Federal Sustainability. One year into implementation, the Biden-Harris Administration has taken swift action to make Federal...

Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo Addresses White House Tribal Nations Summit and Announces New Commerce Department Efforts that Support Tribal Communities

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Yesterday, Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo virtually addressed the second White House Tribal Nations Summit and highlighted the Commerce Department’s efforts and commitment to ensuring that Tribal communities have the resources they need for economic growth including access to high-speed Internet. During her remarks, Secretary Raimondo announced the appointment of Shaun Deschene as the Commerce...

Ensuring Tribal Communities Have the Resources Needed for Economic Growth

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Native American Heritage Month is a time to celebrate and honor the rich history and heritage of Native Americans and recognize their vast contributions to our country’s progress and to our economy. The Commerce Department is committed to ensuring that Tribal communities have the resources they need for economic growth. That commitment starts with high-speed internet. For too long, Tribal...

Breaking Ground in Design: MBDA Helps Support New Indigenous Projects

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In honor of Native American Heritage Month, the U.S. Department of Commerce has recognized the extensive impact of Native American innovators, entrepreneurs, and minority business enterprises throughout the nation. As the only federal agency solely dedicated to the growth and global competitiveness of minority business enterprises, Commerce’s Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) offers a...

Increasing Representation of Native Americans in STEM and Innovation

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Joint blog by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and the Economic Development Administration This month, the U.S. Department of Commerce is celebrating Native American innovators and entrepreneurs. Agencies across the Department of Commerce, including the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and Economic Development Administration (EDA), offer a number of tools and resources to support all...

Leaders in NOAA Elevate Native American Voices to Foster Education on Indigenous Issues and Culture

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During National Native American Heritage Month, the Department of Commerce is paying tribute to the sacrifices, contributions, and achievements of Native Americans and honoring their cultural heritage. In recognition of this month, the Commerce Department’s National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) celebrates Tracy Boze and James Daugomah, two outstanding employees who, among other...

Commerce Deputy Secretary Graves Concludes Trip to Santa Barbara and Addresses Importance of Protecting Our Nation’s Oceans and Coasts and Creating an Equitable and Diverse Workforce

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On Wednesday, November 16th, U.S. Deputy Secretary of Commerce Don Graves traveled to Santa Barbara, California, where he met with community leaders to highlight the Commerce Department’s commitment to protecting our nation’s sanctuaries and strengthening the U.S. semiconductor industry through improved workforce development opportunities and creating an equitable and diverse workforce. The Biden...

Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo Joins First Lady Jill Biden, Labor Secretary Marty Walsh, and Education Secretary Miguel Cardona in Announcing New Administration Initiative to Prepare Young Americans for the Careers of the Future

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On Monday, November 14, First Lady Jill Biden, Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo, Labor Secretary Marty Walsh, and Education Secretary Miguel Cardona announced Raise the Bar: Unlocking Career Success, a new Biden-Harris Administration initiative that will strengthen the connection between K-12 education, postsecondary education, and workforce programs. The announcement marked the beginning of...