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  • 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.


  • 2010 National Conference on Volunteering and Service

    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.


  • Partnerships for Regional Energy Innovation in Omaha, Nebraska

    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.


  • Peter Orszag Meets the Mighty Milers of New York

    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!


  • Moving Interfaith Community Service on College and University Campuses Forward

    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.


  • United We Serve: Let's Read, Let's Move

    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.


  • Feds Feed Families 2010 Kick-off

    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.


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