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Posted byon May 5, 2010 at 4:37 PM EDT
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 12:50 PM EDT
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 10:05 AM EDT
The White House and the Case Foundation host a summit on Promoting Innovation: Prizes, Challenges and Open Grantmaking.
Posted byon April 30, 2010 at 10:00 AM EDT
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 2:34 PM EDT
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 2:29 PM EDT
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 7:38 PM EDT
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 10:14 AM EDT
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.
Posted byon April 22, 2010 at 5:15 PM EDT
Peace Corps volunteers find an innovative alternative to traditional recycling programs.
Posted byon April 21, 2010 at 3:00 PM EDT
Melody Barnes, Assistant to the President for Domestic Policy, discusses the one year anniversary of the President signing the bipartisan Edward M. Kennedy Serve America Act and announces the launch of the new website for the Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation.