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President Obama official schedule and guidance, March 31, 2010. Oil drilling speech, Cesar Chavez



Office of the Press Secretary



March 30, 2010



In the morning, the President will receive the Presidential Daily Briefing in the Oval Office. This briefing is closed press.

Later, the President will deliver remarks on energy security at Joint Base Andrews Naval Air Facility Washington. This event is open press.

In the afternoon, the President will meet with the family of civil rights legend Cesar Chavez on what would have been his 83rd birthday, as well as leaders of the United Farm Workers (UFW) that Chavez co-founded. The President will then sign a proclamation designating March 31, 2010 as Cesar Chavez Day. The meeting is closed press.

Later, the President will deliver remarks at the closing session of the Forum for Workplace Flexibility in the South Court Auditorium in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building. This event is pooled press.

The Forum for Workplace Flexibility is an opportunity for the President and First Lady to discuss the importance of creating workplace practices that allow America's working men and women to meet the demands of their jobs without sacrificing the needs of their families. Small business owners, business leaders, policy experts, workers and labor leaders will join senior administration officials to share their ideas and strategies for making the workplace more flexible for American workers and families. The First Lady will deliver remarks at the opening session.

The forum will have five breakout sessions focused on best practices and why this is a priority for the American workplace and workforce. The opening and closing sessions, as well as all five breakout sessions, will be streamed live on In addition, much of the event will be streamed to Facebook and Ustream, and the White House will include comments taken through these social networks in the feedback collected through the forum.

In-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: NBC

Print: Ebony

Radio: SRN


9:30AM Pool Call Time

9:30AM THE PRESIDENT receives the Presidential Daily Briefing

Oval Office

Closed Press

11:05AM THE PRESIDENT delivers remarks on energy security

Joint Base Andrews Naval Air Facility Washington

Open Press (Travel Pool Gather Time 10:15AM - North Doors of the Palm Room)

2:40PM THE PRESIDENT meets with the Chavez family and signs a proclamation in honor of Cesar Chavez Day

Oval Office

Closed Press

4:30PM THE PRESIDENT delivers remarks at closing session of the Forum for Workplace Flexibility

EEOB South Court Auditorium

Pooled Press (Final Gather 4:00PM - Stakeout Location)

Briefing Schedule

12:30PM Daily Press Briefing



I do not understand WHY OBama is trying to get more oil. I love not using foreign Oil but I thought wind, solar, and electric cars were the future. I am a GOP member BUT I love all the green talk personally. And I love the middle finger we can give the oil barons of middle east and venezula.

Obam is kinda in trouible in 2012 but his base of nuts would never vote for another canidate and HE knows that so he is going after the core.

* also never forget to ask what shady promises were made to REZKO for Obama super cheap land deal next to his house. It is Chicago and we all give crooks a pass. but it stinks none the less

I saw that you report of the Presidents schedule and my hope was that you might be able to give me some guidance. 2000 students in Martin County Fl. made a video invitation to the President (youtube MCHS Recovery rally) and have sent it to the President via mail and e-mail. These students have taken census in their community and found the concerns the residence have about this recession. The students then created solutions, such as a website to help small businesses get affordable advertising. They then set up an event to take place on April 25, 2010 (or anytime the President could come) to share resources, information and give aways with their community. They hope that the small business owners will get a chance to meet their neighbors and the community can unite to help each other. Living hear in Florida foreclosures are very high and they felt that an influential leader as the President can come out and give hope and answers to their parents. The students have attached the questions the Chief Judge Levin and Judge Connors gave them to the invitation packet they have submitted to scheduling. These kids have worked so hard to make a difference in their community and now I would love to be able to help them get the President. A week after they filmed the invitation a parent went to Fox News and said that her daughter was forced to make the invitation. It was proved that this was not the case, but not by Fox. Fox never asked. I have tried to explain to these students that maybe bad new sell papers, good deeds make a difference. Do you have any information on the Presidents schedule and how it might be possible to reach him? These students really believe that if the President knew about them, he would come to their aid. I apologize for taking up so much of your time, but I just thought that if you went to Youtube at mchs recovery rally and saw the invitation you might be able to help me get it to the President. Thank you so much for all of your help and kindness.

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