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Posted byon May 10, 2010 at 12:29 PM EST
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 1:55 PM EST
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.
Posted byon May 5, 2010 at 3:37 PM EST
Sonal Shah, Director of the Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation, visits some organizations making an impact on at-risk youth in Memphis.
Posted byon May 4, 2010 at 11:50 AM EST
Sonal Shah, Director of the Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation, visits Youth Villages in Memphis, Tennessee today as part of the Community Solutions Tour. Youth Villages is a great example of an organization using data to effectively drive better outcomes for kids.
White House and Case Foundation Host Summit on Promoting Innovation: Prizes, Challenges and Open GrantmakingPosted byon April 30, 2010 at 9:05 AM EST
The White House and the Case Foundation host a summit on Promoting Innovation: Prizes, Challenges and Open Grantmaking.
Posted byon April 30, 2010 at 9:00 AM EST
Peace Corps Director Aaron Williams discusses how Peace Corps volunteers carry with them the spirit of social entrepreneurship and makes an exciting announcment on the heels of the Summit about plans to expand Peace Corps presence in Muslim communities.
Posted byon April 29, 2010 at 1:34 PM EST
Tomorrow, we are co-hosting a very cool conference on how prizes and challenges can spur innovation in government, with public innovators from dozens of federal agencies and a number of private and philanthropic experts. Check out this post to see how you can participate.
Posted byon April 29, 2010 at 1:29 PM EST
Sonal Shah, Director of the Office, blogs about the Presidential Summit on Entpreneurship, an exciting gathering of entrepreneurs - business and social - and the people who support them.
Posted byon April 27, 2010 at 6:38 PM EST
Melody Barnes, Director of the Domestic Policy Council, recaps her participation in the Access to Capital panel, representing the importance of capital considerations for both business and social entrepreneurship.
Posted byon April 23, 2010 at 9:14 AM EST
Domestic Policy Council Director Melody Barnes gives the opening remarks at a luncheon recognizing the one year Anniversary of the Serve America Act. Read the full remarks.