Participate

President Obama is committed to making this the most open and participatory administration in history. That begins with taking your questions and comments, inviting you to join online events with White House officials, and giving you ways to engage.

 
 
 
 
 

Digital

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See the latests posts on White House social media accounts.

“We the Geeks„ is a series of Google+ Hangouts to highlight the future of science, technology, and innovation here in the United States.

Watch the most recent White House hangout.

Stop by for Office Hours - a question and answer session with White House senior staff on a range of topics and issues. You ask, they answer in 140 characters or less.

The Official White House app brings you the latest from 1600 Pennsylvania Ave, including news from the White House blog and press briefing room, photo and video archives, and live streams of events around the country with President Barack Obama and administration officials.

Connecting citizen developers with the tools they need to unlock government data.

Join Us

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Learn all the ways you can tour the White House from Washington, DC or from your own home.

President Barack Obama makes appointments for non-career positions throughout the federal government on an ongoing basis.

The White House Internship Program’s mission is to make the “People’s House” accessible to future leaders from around the nation.

Founded in 1964, the White House Fellows program is one of America's most prestigious programs for leadership and public service.

The Presidential Innovation Fellows (PIF) program brings the principles, values, and practices of the innovation economy into government through the most effective agents of change we know: our people.

Speak Out

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Giving all Americans a way to engage their government on the issues that matter to them.

Correspond with the White House.

The Citizens Medal recognizes citizens of the U.S. who have performed exemplary deeds of service for their country or their fellow citizens.

The SAVE Award (Securing Americans Value and Efficiency), seeks ideas from Federal employees to make government more effective and efficient and ensure taxpayer dollars are spent wisely.

President Obama has challenged us all to help win the future by out-educating, out-innovating, and out-building our competitors in the 21st century.

Share your story with the White House today, and we'll share some of them on WhiteHouse.gov and social media.