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  • Growing Strong Communities in Detroit

    Divya Kumaraiah, Policy Assistant to the White House Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation, shares the inspring story of one man committed to changing his Detroit neighborhood.


  • Partnerships and Innovation in Colorado

    Divya Kumaraiah, Policy Assistant to the White House Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation, blogs about the Jeffco Public Schools solar project that will help meet state renewable energy goals and save taxpayer dollars.


  • Reflections on Service

    Sonal Shah, Director of the White House Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation, offers reflections for National Volunteer Week.


  • You Give A Lot, You Get A Lot: A Story Celebrating Service

    Congressman Tom Petri, who served in the Peace Corps in Somalia and currently represents the 6th Congressional District of Wisconsin, shares his story of the lessons he learned while serving in the Peace Corps.


  • Kicking off Champions of Change

    Divya Kumaraiah, Policy Assistant to the White House Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation, blogs about the new White House series, “Champions of Change: Winning the Future Across America.”


  • Commemorating 50 Years of Peace and Friendship Through Service

    Aaron S. Williams, Director of the Peace Corps and former Peace Corps volunteer in the Dominican Republic, reflects on the importance of community service and the impact Peace Corps has had in communities around the world.


  • Lessons learned: A Story Celebrating Service

    Congressman Mike Honda, who served in the Peace Corps in El Salvador and currently represents the 15th Congressional District of California, shares the lessons he learned from his time in the Peace Corps.


  • Cesar Chavez - A Role Model for Service

    Christina Markle, former part-time AmeriCorps Bonner Leader and a current John Gardner fellow from UC Berkeley at the Corporation for National and Community Service, talks about the inspirational life of Cesar Chavez and the legacy of service he left behind.


  • Closing The Loop: A Story Celebrating Service

    Jon Carson, former Peace Corps Volunteer in Honduras and Director of the White House Office of Public Engagement, illustrates the power of service and the importance of working with, not for, a community.


  • Peace Corps Reflects the Diversity of America: A Story Celebrating Service

    C.D. Glin, a former Peace Corps Volunteer and Director of the Office of Intergovernmental Affairs and Partnerships with Peace Corps, explains his experience as one of the first Peace Corps Volunteers in South Africa.


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