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Posted byon July 6, 2012 at 2:08 PM EDT
Terri Turner works to manage the natural and man-made threats and hazards that plague our local communities, and lessening the costs and misery caused by flooding and other natural disaster events.
Posted byon July 6, 2012 at 1:50 PM EDT
Focal Point Global, a non-profit youth educational organization, has a mission to give disadvantaged children in the United States and in African countries access to a global education without leaving their neighborhoods.
Posted byon July 6, 2012 at 1:48 PM EDT
Under the leadership of Joel Berman, Adaptive Adventures provides access to outdoor and sport activities to the physically disabled.
Posted byon July 6, 2012 at 1:42 PM EDT
Focal Point Global is a 501c3 organization empowering the world’s disadvantaged youth through global education and technology to address social issues in their communities.
Posted byon July 5, 2012 at 2:30 PM EDT
Buckelew Programs, a nonprofit organization that provides homes, jobs, and hope to people with mental illness, is the recipient of a Social Innovation Grant.
Posted byon July 3, 2012 at 11:44 AM EDT
As we celebrate the 4th of July, we celebrate our patriotism and the millions who have shown their love of country by wearing the uniform, and those Veterans who came home and volunteered for a second time and served their communities though AmeriCorps.
Posted byon June 28, 2012 at 2:24 PM EDT
Alyssa Ray is a former White House intern with a passion for public service and the drive to expand opportunities for all Americans.
Posted byon June 26, 2012 at 8:00 PM EDT
The Promotores program links at-risk youth with counselors who help young people navigate issues like poverty, unemployment, and lack of affordable housing.
White House, Department of Education, Corporation for National and Community Service Continue the President’s Interfaith and Community Service Campus ChallengePosted byon June 26, 2012 at 4:30 PM EDT
President Obama's Interfaith and Community Service Campus Challenge has inspired service leadership by diverse groups at colleges and universities around the country: public and private, religiously-affiliated and secular, community colleges, HBCUs, and seminaries. Over 400 campuses responded to the Challenge, and students took action on issues from hunger to literacy.
Posted byon June 21, 2012 at 12:45 PM EDT
The Social Innovation Fund invests money in nonprofits and foundations so they can accelerate the work of high-impact organizations like the Year Up program and replicate their approaches in new localities and markets.