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White House Office of Faith Based and Neighborhood Partnerships

Honoring Their Sacrifice

Douglas M. Johnston, Ph.D. | Posted 11.11.2013 | Religion
Douglas M. Johnston, Ph.D.

Although government cannot own the process, there are any number of ways in which it can reinforce it and build upon it to solidify the gains of religious peacemakers.

Jaweed Kaleem

Obama Taps Baptist Lawyer To Lead Faith-Based Office | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 03.13.2013 | Religion

The White House on Wednesday appointed Melissa Rogers, a Baptist lawyer whose career has specialized in religion's role in public life and in the gove...

Building Bridges Between D.C.'s Young Faith Leaders

Jack Gordon | Posted 04.21.2013 | Religion
Jack Gordon

This year is already a big one for interfaith collaboration in our nation's capital. And Millennials are at the forefront.

Longtime White House Aide Leaves Key Religion And Policy Position

Religion News Service | Lauren Markoe | Posted 02.07.2013 | Religion

WASHINGTON (RNS) Longtime White House aide Joshua DuBois, who heads the White House office focused on the intersection of religion and public policy, ...

Hello, America! The Hindus Are Here And We'd Like To Help You

Saumya Arya Haas | Posted 09.30.2012 | Religion
Saumya Arya Haas

Through HASC's mission, I have found a way to make my Hinduness part of my American life, and to see that my religious heritage inspires innovative solutions for issues and challenges of the society I live in. I feel less isolated.

Jaweed Kaleem

President Obama's Faith Inspires Pastors' Defense Of White House Religion Policies | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 02.24.2012 | Religion

Religious and nonprofit group leaders Thursday defended President Barack Obama's spiritual beliefs and his administration's support of faith-based gro...

Colleges Sign Up For Obama's Interfaith Program

Posted 10.03.2011 | Religion

By Adelle M. Banks Religion News Service WASHINGTON -- More than 250 colleges, universities and seminaries have submitted plans to the White House...

Obama's Faith-Based Advisers: Round Two

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Adelle M. Banks Religion News Service WASHINGTON -- President Obama has named top U.S. church leaders to an advisory council on faith-based progra...

First Lady Expands 'Let's Move' Obesity Initiative To Religious Groups

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Adelle M. Banks Religion News Service WASHINGTON (RNS) First lady Michelle Obama has expanded her "Let's Move" initiative to reduce childhood obes...

Critics Waiting For Action From Faith-Based Office

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Adelle M. Banks Religion News Service WASHINGTON (RNS) Six months after advisers turned in 164 pages of recommendations to the White House's faith...

Chicago's Eboo Patel Named To White House Council On Faith-Based And Neighborhood Partnerships

Naazish YarKhan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Naazish YarKhan

Millions of religious young people in the world are interacting with greater frequency. Where so many of these interactions tend towards conflict, Interfaith Youth Core aims to introduce a new relationship.