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  • Posted by Sonal Shah on December 15, 2010 at 5:34 PM

    Sonal Shah, Director of the White House Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation, celebrates the creation of the White House Council for Community Solutions.



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    Divya Kumaraiah, Policy Assistant to the White House Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation, explores TROSA, an innovative social enterpris that approaches drug rehabilitation in a unique way.



  • Posted by Jerry Williams on December 2, 2010 at 4:58 PM

    The Department of Housing and Urban Development recently blogged about the creation of its Innovation Lab, a flagship Open Government initiative. The Innovation Lab adopts ideas that foster intra- and inter-agency innovations as well as partnerships, and sees them through implementation.



  • Posted by Sonal Shah on November 29, 2010 at 4:49 PM

    Sonal Shah, Director of the White House Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation, discusses the power of creative philanthropy and committed individuals to improving communities, as demonstrated by the Jacobs Family Foundation.



  • Posted by Howard W. Buffett on July 28, 2010 at 8:22 PM

    Howard W. Buffett, Policy Advisor for the White House Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation, discusses the Administration’s recent efforts to inspire the country’s next generation of leadership to create, elevate, and sustain community solutions.



  • Posted by Sonal Shah on July 28, 2010 at 12:35 PM

    Sonal Shah, Director of the White House Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation, discusses the power of a community to develop community solutions to address local issues, as demonstrated by the South Memphis Farmers Market.



  • Posted by Sonal Shah on July 26, 2010 at 1:50 PM

    Sonal Shah, Director of the White House Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation, discusses the importance of government doing its part and participating in United We Serve: Lets Read, Lets Move.



  • Posted by Patrick Corvington on July 23, 2010 at 11:04 AM

    Patrick Corvington, Chief Excecutive Officer for the Corporation for National and Community Service, discusses yesterday's announcement of grantees for the Social Innovation Fund and the impact it will have on the nation.



  • Posted by Melody Barnes on July 22, 2010 at 6:30 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.



  • Posted by Sonal Shah on July 8, 2010 at 10:48 AM

    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.