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Posted byon March 2, 2011 at 11:17 AM EDT
Since First Lady Michelle Obama launched Let’s Move Faith and Communities last November, groups from around the country have been getting involved in the effort to end childhood obesity in their communities. Read on to learn more about the First Lady’s recent visit to Atlanta and what your organization or congregation can do to get involved.
White House Faith/Neighborhood Office Hosts Convening with Faith-based and Community Groups Supporting Military Families and VeteransPosted byon March 1, 2011 at 4:33 PM EDT
The White House Office of Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships, along with the Veterans and CNCS Faith/Neighborhood Partnership Centers, hosted a meeting with several dozen faith and community based organizations and representatives from Veterans and military family support organizations.
Labor Faith/Neighborhood Partnerships Office Hosts Conference Call on Jobs with Secretary Solis, Joshua DuBois, Jane OatesPosted byon February 25, 2011 at 11:19 AM EDT
Over 800 people participated in a Department of Labor (DOL) conference call for faith and community leaders on new job training grant competitions. Four of the ten grants are currently open, with the competition closing in March or April. The remaining six grants will be announced in the coming weeks.
Posted byon February 8, 2011 at 2:34 PM EDT
President Obama speaks to faith leaders from around the country and representatives around the world at the National Prayer Breakfast in Washington, D.C.
Posted byon February 3, 2011 at 5:22 PM EDT
President Obama speaks to faith leaders from around the country at the National Prayer Breakfast in Washington, D.C.
Posted byon January 25, 2011 at 12:13 PM EDT
A National Mentoring Summit, as part of National Mentoring Month, will be held at the Library of Congress. First Lady Michelle Obama, Cabinet Secretaries, Federal Agencies and many more will convene for this day-long event, including the announcement of a Corporate Mentoring Challenge.
Posted byon January 21, 2011 at 2:17 PM EDT
Max Finberg recaps the Jan. 4 White House Office of Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships consultation with faith-based development leaders on ending global hunger, and reports on some of the positive feedback from participants.
Faith & Neighborhood Partnership Office Joins Attorney General Eric Holder For Inaugural Cabinet-Level Reentry CouncilPosted byon January 20, 2011 at 1:19 PM EDT
Joshua DuBois joins Cabinet officials to discuss re-entry issues at the Inaugural Reentry Council on January 5, 2011.
Posted byon January 7, 2011 at 12:57 PM EDT
DHS Center for Faith-based and Community Initiatives changes its name to align with the White House Office of Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships.
Posted byon January 5, 2011 at 4:43 PM EDT
The White House Office of Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships and the Centers at USAID and USDA hosted a Feed the Future event convening over 30 faith-based leaders with experience in food and agriculture programs. Administrator Shah announced four innovative opportunities for NGOs to partner with USAID.