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  • All Sectors, All Citizens Coming Together to Make Progress on Our Nation’s Challenges

    Sonal Shah, Director of the White House Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation, celebrates the creation of the White House Council for Community Solutions.


  • TROSA: “Each One, Teach One”

    Divya Kumaraiah, Policy Assistant to the White House Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation, explores TROSA, an innovative social enterpris that approaches drug rehabilitation in a unique way.


  • Harnessing Innovation To Amplify Mission Success

    The Department of Housing and Urban Development recently blogged about the creation of its Innovation Lab, a flagship Open Government initiative. The Innovation Lab adopts ideas that foster intra- and inter-agency innovations as well as partnerships, and sees them through implementation.


  • The Jacobs Family Foundation’s Innovative Community Ownership Solutions

    Sonal Shah, Director of the White House Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation, discusses the power of creative philanthropy and committed individuals to improving communities, as demonstrated by the Jacobs Family Foundation.


  • Conference on Next Generation Leadership

    Howard W. Buffett, Policy Advisor for the White House Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation, discusses the Administration’s recent efforts to inspire the country’s next generation of leadership to create, elevate, and sustain community solutions.


  • Let’s Read, Let’s Move and then Let’s Grow: The South Memphis Farmers Market

    Sonal Shah, Director of the White House Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation, discusses the power of a community to develop community solutions to address local issues, as demonstrated by the South Memphis Farmers Market.


  • Department of Education Answers the Call to Service

    Sonal Shah, Director of the White House Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation, discusses the importance of government doing its part and participating in United We Serve: Lets Read, Lets Move.


  • A Major Step Forward for Community Solutions

    Patrick Corvington, Chief Excecutive Officer for the Corporation for National and Community Service, discusses yesterday's announcement of grantees for the Social Innovation Fund and the impact it will have on the nation.


  • The Social Innovation Fund: Government Doing Business Differently

    Melody Barnes, Assistant to the President and Director of the White House Domestic Policy Council, discusses the announcement of the inaugural Social Innovation Fund as well as other innovations taking place in the government.


  • 2010 National Summer Learning

    As part of the President and First Lady's call to service, United We Serve: Let's Read, Let's Move, organizations across the nation are addressing the "summer reading gap" by participating in service events and activities to celebrate National Summer Learning in 2010.


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