Posted by Melody Barnes on July 22, 2010 at 5:30 PM
Melody Barnes, Assistant to the President and Director of the White House Domestic Policy Council, discusses the announcement of the inaugural Social Innovation Fund as well as other innovations taking place in the government.
As part of the President and First Lady's call to service, United We Serve: Let's Read, Let's Move, organizations across the nation are addressing the "summer reading gap" by participating in service events and activities to celebrate National Summer Learning in 2010.
Last week, Melody Barnes, Assistant to the President and Director of the White House Domestic Policy Council, keynoted the opening plenary session at the 2010 National Conference on Volunteering and Service.
Peter Orszag, Director of the White House Office of Management and Budget, as part of United We Serve: Let's Read, Let's Move joined a group of students today in upper Manhattan who are leading the charge against childhood obesity. They are the Mighty Milers of PS 128 and they have collectively run over 42,000 miles this year!
The Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation and the Office of Faith Based and Neighborhood Partnerships co-sponsored an event to Advance Interfaith and Community Service on College and University Campuses.
The First Lady of the United States and Patrick Corvington, CEO of the Corporation for National and Community Service, launched the summer phase of the President and First Lady's call to service, United We Serve: Let's Read, Let's Move.
John Berry, Director of the United States Office of Personnel Management announces the launch of the 2010 Feds Feed Families with an event at the Capital Area Food Bank. Federal employees nationwide are stepping up to meet this challenge by gathering 1,200,000 pounds of food for families in need this summer.
Sonal Shah, Director of the Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation, moderated a discussion at the Community Health Data Forum about the use and continued creation of tools which could provide the public with access to community health data and empower community decision-making.
Posted by Patrick Corvington on May 26, 2010 at 4:01 PM
Patrick Corvington, CEO of the Corporation for National and Community Service, discusses a new Social Innovation Fund that has the potential to transform how our nation tackles social challenges. Watch a live stream on Thursday, May 27th at 11:45 AM EDT with First Lady Michelle Obama for an exciting announcement about the fund's progress.