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Posted byon August 7, 2012 at 6:52 PM EDT
The San Diego International Rescue Committee (IRC), the recipient of a Social Innovation Fund grant, helps refugees gain financial stability in their new homes.
Posted byon July 31, 2012 at 3:13 PM EDT
The SIF is elevating proven community solutions, helping build scale through philanthropic leverage and evaluation of results to fund programs that work.
Posted byon July 31, 2012 at 3:05 PM EDT
Will Lourcey may be young, but he is is already making a difference in our nation's fight to erase hunger.
Posted byon July 31, 2012 at 12:34 PM EDT
Last Friday, the Office of Public Engagement was delighted to welcome 100 high school students from Jeter’s Leaders to the White House.
Posted byon July 27, 2012 at 10:54 AM EDT
Greivis Vasquez began by participating in sports clinics in his native Venezuela and later in Maryland to realize his ambition of motivating and encouraging children and young adults to establish high goals for their future and to focus on their school studies.
Posted byon July 27, 2012 at 10:49 AM EDT
With more than 10 years in operation, Patricia has led the growth of Colombianitos from 42 children in 2001 to approximately 4,000 in several Colombian cities. She is the senior news anchor at CNN en Español, where she has covered major news events in Latin America and the rest of the world for over 20 years.
Posted byon July 27, 2012 at 10:40 AM EDT
Three years ago, the Fairfax Police Department contacted Andres “Elmer” Arias to build a bridge with the growing Latino Community, affected by a high crime rate among children and teenagers. After he began organizing soccer tournaments in Fairfax County, the crime rate in the area dropped and the program has been extended to places like Springfield, Reston and Culmore.
Posted byon July 25, 2012 at 6:16 PM EDT
An announcement by the National Association of Social Workers means that social workers will be better equipped to aid veterans.
Posted byon July 25, 2012 at 3:02 PM EDT
Community Health Workers in the Washington AIDS Partnerships's innovative Positive Pathways Program are helping their neighbors overcome barries to treatment for HIV/AIDS.
Posted byon July 25, 2012 at 2:57 PM EDT
Maria Ziesche is a photographer and videographer who is using her art to tell her amazing stories of service.