Announcing the first ever White House Student Film Festival.
Modi was the Liaison to Young Americans, the Arts, and Asian American and Pacific Islander communities. He has a background in the arts, education, and Asian American organizing. His educational background includes the University of California, Los Angeles, and Stanford University.
Modi previously worked in the private sector as an artist and actor in Los Angeles and New York, and as an Adjunct Lecturer in Asian American Studies, Film Studies, and Sociology at the University of Pennsylvania. He also worked on the Obama Campaign in a variety of roles, including the National Arts Policy Committee. He is originally from New Jersey.
A look at what the tax cut framework would mean for students.
A look at “Film Forward: Advancing Cultural Dialogue”, a public/private cultural film exchange effort by the President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities and the Sundance Institute, in New York.
Cecilia Munoz, Deputy Assistant to the President and Director of the Office of Intergovernmental Affairs, answers your questions on the DREAM Act, a bipartisan piece of legislation designed to stop punishing innocent young people for the actions of their parents by giving them the chance to obtain legal status.
The White House Office of Public Engagement invites you to a webchat on the DREAM Act with Deputy Assistant to the President and Director of Intergovernmental Affairs Cecilia Munoz.
The Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act signed by President Obama today offers significant reforms to student loan programs and makes critical investments that will make higher education more affordable and accessible.
Kalpen Modi of the Office of Public Engagement shares the video message from the President.
As President Obama called world leaders back to the table in Copenhagen to work on an agreement, the Council on Environmental Quality and Office of Public Engagement helped facilitate a meeting between White House aides and young environmental leaders from the United States and Kenya.