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  • 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.



  • Posted by Sonal Shah, Divya Kumaraiah on January 17, 2011 at 12:04 PM

    Sonal Shah, Director, and Divya Kumaraiah, Policy Assistant, of the White House Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation discuss the importance of service on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.



  • Posted by Secretary Gary Locke on January 10, 2011 at 12:15 PM

    Gary Locke, Secretary of Commerce, discusses the importance of spurring innovation in light of the recent White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) Summit on Entrepreneurship and Small Business Growth.



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    Divya Kumaraiah, Policy Assistant in the White House Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation, reflects on the holiday season, and the importance of building community.



  • Posted by Ginger Lew on January 4, 2011 at 2:22 PM

    Ginger Lew, Senior Counselor to the National Economic Council, explains the White House Initiative Summit on Entrepreneurship & Small Business Growth hosted by the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.



  • Posted by Sonal Shah on January 4, 2011 at 2:16 PM

    Sonal Shah, Director of the White House Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation, highlights the important work Blue Star Families is doing to support our military families.



  • Posted by Patrick A. Corvington on January 3, 2011 at 3:18 PM

    Patrick Corvington, CEO of the Corporation for National and Community Service, shares his story and discusses the importance of service.



  • Posted by John P. Holdren on January 3, 2011 at 2:27 PM

    John Holdren, Assistant to the President for Science and Technology and Director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy, recently blogged about the bipartisan passage of the America COMPETES Act.