This is National Week of Prayer for the healing of AIDS. HHS Deputy Assistant Secretary and representatives from Centers for Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships across five Federal Departments discussed collaborative activities to support the goals of the National HIV/AIDS Strategy.
Posted by Jannah Scott on March 10, 2011 at 10:53 AM
Jannah Scott, Deputy Director at the DHS Center for Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnership office provided the keynote address at the 6th Annual Intercultural Dialogue event in Denver. As a result, an interfaith/intercultural team of volunteers will be created to promote emergency preparedness and support first responders when a crisis incident occurs.
Posted by Acacia Bamberg Salatti on March 7, 2011 at 2:10 PM
The Center for Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services discusses career opportunities being created in health care through the Affordable Care Act (ACA) with faith and community leaders.
Posted by Alexia Kelley on March 2, 2011 at 10:17 AM
Since First Lady Michelle Obama launched Let’s Move Faith and Communities last November, groups from around the country have been getting involved in the effort to end childhood obesity in their communities. Read on to learn more about the First Lady’s recent visit to Atlanta and what your organization or congregation can do to get involved.
Posted by Joshua DuBois on March 1, 2011 at 3:33 PM
The White House Office of Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships, along with the Veterans and CNCS Faith/Neighborhood Partnership Centers, hosted a meeting with several dozen faith and community based organizations and representatives from Veterans and military family support organizations.
Posted by Ben Seigel on February 25, 2011 at 10:19 AM
Over 800 people participated in a Department of Labor (DOL) conference call for faith and community leaders on new job training grant competitions. Four of the ten grants are currently open, with the competition closing in March or April. The remaining six grants will be announced in the coming weeks.
Posted by Joshua Dubois on January 25, 2011 at 11:13 AM
A National Mentoring Summit, as part of National Mentoring Month, will be held at the Library of Congress. First Lady Michelle Obama, Cabinet Secretaries, Federal Agencies and many more will convene for this day-long event, including the announcement of a Corporate Mentoring Challenge.
Posted by Max Finberg on January 21, 2011 at 1:17 PM
Max Finberg recaps the Jan. 4 White House Office of Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships consultation with faith-based development leaders on ending global hunger, and reports on some of the positive feedback from participants.