Joshua DuBois is Former Special Assistant to President Obama and Executive Director of the White House Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships. In this capacity, Joshua helped direct the Obama Administration's engagement of faith-based and other nonprofit organizations around the country. One of President Obama's longest serving aides, Joshua previously served in then-Senator Obama's legislative office, and he led the Religious Affairs Department for the 2008 Obama presidential campaign. Joshua is a noted expert on the intersection of religion and public life, and his work has been profiled in The New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, CNN and elsewhere. He came to the Obama world after having worked on Capitol Hill, and was an Associate Pastor at a small church in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He received a Masters in Public Affairs from Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School and a Bachelor's degree from Boston University. Joshua was raised in Nashville, Tennessee.
Joshua DuBois's Posts
- May 11, 2011 at 3:39 PM EST
Joshua DuBois, Special Assistant to the President and Executive Director of The White House Office of Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships, describes the first Connecting Communities for the Common Good conference in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
- April 19, 2011 at 3:29 PM EST
President Obama, White House officials and other Federal leaders met with 150 top Christian leaders for the 2nd annual Easter Prayer Breakfast.
- March 2, 2011 at 3:50 PM EST
President Obama issues a statement about the assassination of Pakistan’s Minister for Minority Affairs Shahbaz Bhatti in Islamabad.
White House Faith/Neighborhood Office Hosts Convening with Faith-based and Community Groups Supporting Military Families and VeteransMarch 1, 2011 at 3:33 PM EST
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.
- February 14, 2011 at 11:49 AM EST
Joshua DuBois discusses the anniversary of Let's Move! and what's been accomplished in the past year.
- February 8, 2011 at 1:34 PM EST
President Obama speaks to faith leaders from around the country and representatives around the world at the National Prayer Breakfast in Washington, D.C.
- December 6, 2010 at 1:18 PM EST
Joshua DuBois highlights some recent progress toward implementing specific recommendations from the President’s Advisory Council.
- December 1, 2010 at 12:03 PM EST
Joshua DuBois highlights challenges and resources discussed at the launch of Let’s Move "Faith and Communities" with First Lady Michelle Obama.
President Obama Signs Executive Order to Implement Reform Recommendations of the President’s Advisory Council on Faith-based and Neighborhood PartnershipsNovember 18, 2010 at 6:39 PM EST
Joshua DuBois, Executive Director of The White House Office of Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships, provides information about the new Executive Order the President signed that makes significant improvements to the partnerships between government and community organizations.
President Obama Meets with Christian Denominational Leaders: Recognizes 100th Anniversary of the National Council of ChurchesNovember 17, 2010 at 10:44 AM EST
Joshua DuBois, Executive Director of The White House Office of Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships, describes President Obama's recent meeting with The National Council of Churches.