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Jun292016

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Today, Secretary Pritzker accompanied President Obama and the U.S. delegation to Ottawa, Canada to attend the North American Leaders’ Summit. The Summit represents the importance that all three countries place on cooperation in North America, specifically in areas of economy, politics and security.

Jun282016

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Today, Secretary Penny Pritzker touted the benefits of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) to the Retail Industry Leaders Association’s (RILA) Board of Directors during its meeting in Washington, D.C.  Secretary Pritzker also updated the Chief Executive Officers from numerous retail companies on the latest developments related to the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework.

Jun282016

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The U.S. Small Business Administration, in partnership with the White House, hosted the 2016 Hispanic-American Entrepreneurship Summit at the U.S. Institute of Peace on Tuesday, June 28. The Summit celebrated the work and continual strides of Hispanic entrepreneurs as business leaders in America.

Jun282016

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First, in light of the recent tragedy at Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, I ask that readers reflect on how much work is still left to do to achieve true equality in the U.S, especially for LGBT people of color. There remain many things beyond the right to marry that must be addressed to ensure every part of the L-G-B-T community is free to live safe and happy lives.

Jun272016

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Last year, in a 5-4 decision in Obergefell v. Hodges, the Supreme Court ruled against the Defense of Marriage Act and took a historic step in the march towards equality by declaring that same sex couples had the right to marry and simply put – love won.

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