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    Divya Kumaraiah, Policy Assistant to the White House Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation, spotlights Centro Campesino, a community-based service and skills provider that empowers members to help themselves.



  • Posted by Sam Frankel on March 7, 2011 at 8:32 PM

    Sam Frankel, a current Peace Corps Volunteer in Ghana, shares his story on the importance of dedication and building relationships in service.



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    Divya Kumaraiah, Policy Assistant to the White House Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation, highlights the important community work Impact Alabama is doing through partnerships with 25 Alabama colleges and universities.



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    Divya Kumaraiah, Policy Assistant for the White House Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation, spotlights the creative , place-based work Sprout is doing in downtown St. Louis.



  • Posted by Harris Wofford on March 1, 2011 at 1:11 PM

    In honor of the 50th Anniversary of the Peace Corps, Former Senator Harris Wofford, a founding architect of the Peace Corps, shares his story.



  • Posted by Sonal Shah on February 28, 2011 at 5:20 PM

    Sonal Shah, Director of the White House Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation, annouces a month-long celebration of service, in honor of the 50th Anniversary of the Peace Corps and the Points of Light event honoring President George H.W. Bush’s contribution to the modern service movement.



  • Posted by Melody C. Barnes on February 24, 2011 at 8:53 PM

    Organizations in the private sector are helping the Federal Government meets the goals outline in its National HIV/AIDS Strategy. These foundations and businesses are improving the quality of life of HIV/AIDS patients.



  • Posted by Karen Mills on February 1, 2011 at 10:08 PM

    Karen Mills, Administrator of the Small Business Administration, announces Startup America, a new Administration-wide effort to support small, high-growth firms that drive innovation and job growth.



  • Posted by Sonal Shah on January 31, 2011 at 11:59 AM

    Sonal Shah, Director of the White House Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation, recently had a chance to sit down with members of Leadership 18 and discuss capacity building, scaling good ideas, increasing community engagement, and partnerships.



  • Posted by Jack Lew on January 18, 2011 at 5:34 PM

    Jack Lew, Director of the Office of Management and Budget, reflects on his committment to service throughout his life, and discusses the importance of bettering our communities through service.