Joshua DuBois, Special Assistant to the President and Executive Director of The White House Office of Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships, describes the first Connecting Communities for the Common Good conference in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
HUD helps faith and community leaders to get the facts during their Foreclosure Prevention Conference on March 23rd. The conference raised awareness of available foreclosure prevention programs and tips to recognizing foreclosure scams.
Catholic Charities in Chicago hosted an event to celebrate the Let’s Move! initiative. Kids were treated to a free, healthy and nutritious after-school snack and exercised with the popular Power Panther.
Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships staff from the U.S. Department of Education and the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) participated in the United Way Education Town Hall on March 31 in Washington, D.C.
HHS Partnership Center staff speaks with the Episcopal Church’s Commission on Health to discuss how The Affordable Care Act is helping expand access to care, end abuses of insurers and make health care more affordable.
Department of Education Center for Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships honored the legacy of Dr. Dorothy Irene Height on March 24th. Participants shared ideas on how communities can be involved in their schools and bring positive change.
Approximately 180 faith-based and community leaders committed to serving the needs of Veterans, their families and survivors in their Nevada communities met at a Veterans Roundtable in Las Vegas. Employment and housing were key areas of concern among participants.
April 8, 2011 at 1:00 PM ET by Rev. E. Terri LaVelle
Each week the White House Office of Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships highlights grant opportunities and resources available for community and faith-based organizations. This week there are at least four new grant announcements for non-profits and an additional resource for those interested in helping their community.
Michael Wear, Executive Assistant to the Executive Director of The White House Office of Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships, describes a recent conference call on the President’s budget and other policy initiatives to support youth in foster care.
USDA is partnering with Greater Miami Latino pastors and religious media to help put food on the table. Pastors joined USDA’s launch of a new tool to help consumers find retailers that welcome SNAP benefits and help spread the word about how congregations can partner with USDA to get kids the nutrition they need during the summer, when school is out and budgets are tight.
Each Wednesday the White House Office of Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships will highlight Federal funding opportunities that faith and community based organizations are eligible to apply for and resources that could support local organizations efforts to serve those in need.
This is National Week of Prayer for the healing of AIDS. HHS Deputy Assistant Secretary and representatives from Centers for Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships across five Federal Departments discussed collaborative activities to support the goals of the National HIV/AIDS Strategy.
HUD’s Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnership Center is hosting a Foreclosure conference to educate and provide facts to faith and community non-profit leaders on how to help their congregations and clients facing foreclosure. The foreclosure conference will be held on March 23, 2011, from 10:00 AM – 3:30 PM EST at the HUD Headquarters building.
Max Finberg illustrates how one restaurant and chef in Charlotte is feeding the hungry in the Queen City, surrounding communities and other parts of the world. Take a look at this unique model of a profitable restaurant that serves a great meal and much more.
Jannah Scott, Deputy Director at the DHS Center for Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnership office provided the keynote address at the 6th Annual Intercultural Dialogue event in Denver. As a result, an interfaith/intercultural team of volunteers will be created to promote emergency preparedness and support first responders when a crisis incident occurs.
SBA is reaching out to communities to make organizations aware of available programs that can start businesses, provide lending options and create jobs. This is first of a series showcasing local communities that are transforming neighborhoods and changing lives through vision, hard work and a commitment to entrepreneurship.
HHS Faith/Neighborhood Partnership Center hosts virtual tours of HealthCare.gov and CuidadoDeSalud.gov for community members to learn about the benefits they are eligible for through the Affordable Care Act, and to compare insurance plans and find the option that’s best for them.