Mara Vanderslice, a Deputy Director at the White House Office of Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships, recounts a meeting held at the White House on interfaith and community service at University and College Campuses.
David Myers, Director of the Faith/Community Center at U.S. Department of Homeland Security, describes connecting local resources and efforts by religious leaders to the coordinated response in the region.
The DHS Faith/Community Center and White House participates in a conference for organizations active in disasters to highlight how partnerships support organizations at all levels before, during and after disasters.
The Office of Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnership and the National Security Staff are working with agencies across government to analyze the ways the U.S. government engages key non-governmental actors, including religious institutions, around the globe.
The chair of the President’s Advisory Council on Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships, Melissa Rogers, recently informed the Council of procedures for voting on a few of the issues related to the Council’s work.