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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.
Posted byon April 22, 2010 at 4:15 PM EST
Peace Corps volunteers find an innovative alternative to traditional recycling programs.
Posted byon April 21, 2010 at 2:00 PM EST
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.
Posted byon March 30, 2010 at 9:24 AM EST
Thousands of people from around the world are participating in an online event called Global Pulse 2010 where they can confront common challenges, engage with US foreign policy leadership, and simply connect with each other.