Obama: We’re all community activists today

Obama: We’re all community activists today

“We’ve got to make sure that this recovery — which is real — leaves nobody behind,” President Obama said on Thursday. The former community organizer encouraged “everybody” to become a community activist:

“This is going to be a year of action,” he promised. “That’s what the American people expect, and they’re ready and willing to pitch in and help. This is not just a job for government. This is a job for everybody.”

The president stressed job creation, saying business owners are ready to “play their part” to hire more workers: “So this month, I’m going to host CEOs here at the White House, not once, but twice: First, to lay out specific steps we can take to help more workers earn the skills that they need for today’s new jobs; second, they’re going to announce commitments that we’re making to put more of the long-term unemployed back to work.”

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