The White House Office of Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships within the Domestic Policy Council works to form partnerships between the Federal Government and faith-based and neighborhood organizations to more effectively serve Americans in need.
On December 2, the campaign to end human trafficking took a big step forward. Religious leaders from across the globe assembled at the Vatican on that day to sign a Joint Declaration of Religious Leaders Against Modern Slavery.
On November 12 and 13, the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) hosted a conference to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the Berlin Conference on Anti-Semitism and the accompanying Berlin Declaration.
President Obama wishes a Happy Diwali to all those who celebrate the festival of lights.
The White House Office of Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships works to build bridges between the federal government and nonprofit organizations, both secular and faith-based, to better serve Americans in need. The Office advances this work through Centers in various Federal agencies.