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  • Stories Celebrating Service

    Sonal Shah, Director of the White House Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation, annouces a month-long celebration of service, in honor of the 50th Anniversary of the Peace Corps and the Points of Light event honoring President George H.W. Bush’s contribution to the modern service movement.


  • A Call to Action: Leveraging Private Sector Support for the National HIV/AIDS Strategy

    Organizations in the private sector are helping the Federal Government meets the goals outline in its National HIV/AIDS Strategy. These foundations and businesses are improving the quality of life of HIV/AIDS patients.


  • Empowering America’s Entrepreneurs: Startup America

    Karen Mills, Administrator of the Small Business Administration, announces Startup America, a new Administration-wide effort to support small, high-growth firms that drive innovation and job growth.


  • Leadership 18

    Sonal Shah, Director of the White House Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation, recently had a chance to sit down with members of Leadership 18 and discuss capacity building, scaling good ideas, increasing community engagement, and partnerships.


  • Celebrating MLK Day with City Year

    Jack Lew, Director of the Office of Management and Budget, reflects on his committment to service throughout his life, and discusses the importance of bettering our communities through service.


  • A Day On for Service

    Sonal Shah, Director, and Divya Kumaraiah, Policy Assistant, of the White House Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation discuss the importance of service on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.


  • Challenges & Successes for AAPI Business Owners: Our Summit on Entrepreneurship and Small Business Growth

    Gary Locke, Secretary of Commerce, discusses the importance of spurring innovation in light of the recent White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) Summit on Entrepreneurship and Small Business Growth.


  • There is Nothing Like Hope for the Holidays

    Divya Kumaraiah, Policy Assistant in the White House Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation, reflects on the holiday season, and the importance of building community.


  • The White House Initiative on AAPIs, Entrepreneurship & Small Business

    Ginger Lew, Senior Counselor to the National Economic Council, explains the White House Initiative Summit on Entrepreneurship & Small Business Growth hosted by the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.


  • Blue Star Families: A Lesson in Service and Courage

    Sonal Shah, Director of the White House Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation, highlights the important work Blue Star Families is doing to support our military families.


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