Tag Archives: white house
Posted on 22. Jul, 2009 by Andrew.
The Corporation for National & Community Service in conjunction with the White House Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation has just posted a “frequently asked questions” about the Social Innovation Fund. Check it out here.
Posted on 20. Jul, 2009 by Andrew.
I am leaving Portugal with great inspiration and practical knowledge about how to further advance a social innovation agenda in the United States. Friday, I sat on a panel with Christian Bason from MindLab in Denmark, who has been leading a citizen-based agenda for the Danish government for over eight years – and there is [...]
Posted on 01. Jul, 2009 by Andrew.
I was sitting in the East Wing of the White House next to Bob Grimm, Director of Research and Policy Development for the Corporation for National and Community Service, waiting for the program to begin. I turned to him with my camera and camcorder in hand and asked, “Have you been here before?” He replied, [...]
Posted on 30. Jun, 2009 by Andrew.
Late Saturday night, I got home and checked my email for the first time that day to find an invitation from the White House to attend an event with President Obama to highlight the extraordinary efforts in communities to solve some of our country’s toughest problems. Needless to say, it was an exciting moment for [...]