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Posted byon July 7, 2010 at 5:30 PM EDT
Last week, Melody Barnes, Assistant to the President and Director of the White House Domestic Policy Council, keynoted the opening plenary session at the 2010 National Conference on Volunteering and Service.
Posted byon June 17, 2010 at 5:00 PM EDT
Howard W. Buffett, Policy Advisor in the Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation provides an update on the first regional Energy Innovation Conference hosted yesterday in Omaha, Nebraska.
Posted byon June 16, 2010 at 7:33 PM EDT
Peter Orszag, Director of the White House Office of Management and Budget, as part of United We Serve: Let's Read, Let's Move joined a group of students today in upper Manhattan who are leading the charge against childhood obesity. They are the Mighty Milers of PS 128 and they have collectively run over 42,000 miles this year!
Posted byon June 9, 2010 at 4:21 PM EDT
The Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation and the Office of Faith Based and Neighborhood Partnerships co-sponsored an event to Advance Interfaith and Community Service on College and University Campuses.
Posted byon June 8, 2010 at 2:48 PM EDT
The First Lady of the United States and Patrick Corvington, CEO of the Corporation for National and Community Service, launched the summer phase of the President and First Lady's call to service, United We Serve: Let's Read, Let's Move.
Posted byon June 8, 2010 at 10:49 AM EDT
John Berry, Director of the United States Office of Personnel Management announces the launch of the 2010 Feds Feed Families with an event at the Capital Area Food Bank. Federal employees nationwide are stepping up to meet this challenge by gathering 1,200,000 pounds of food for families in need this summer.
Posted byon June 4, 2010 at 6:42 PM EDT
Sonal Shah, Director of the Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation, moderated a discussion at the Community Health Data Forum about the use and continued creation of tools which could provide the public with access to community health data and empower community decision-making.
Posted byon May 26, 2010 at 5:01 PM EDT
Patrick Corvington, CEO of the Corporation for National and Community Service, discusses a new Social Innovation Fund that has the potential to transform how our nation tackles social challenges. Watch a live stream on Thursday, May 27th at 11:45 AM EDT with First Lady Michelle Obama for an exciting announcement about the fund's progress.
Posted byon May 10, 2010 at 1:29 PM EDT
Howard W. Buffett, Policy Advisor in the Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation summarizes the outcomes from the Energy Innovation Conference hosted last week at the White House.
Posted byon May 7, 2010 at 2:55 PM EDT
Over on the Office of Science and Technology Policy's blog, Hillary Chen discusses progress on Text4Baby, a service provided through a public-private partnership with cell phone companies.