The White House Office of Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships hosted hundreds of individuals from colleges, universities, community colleges and theological schools around the country for the school-year kick off of the President’s Interfaith and Community Service Campus Challenge. The (acting) CEO of the Corporation for National and Community Service, Robert Velasco, II was on a panel including the Undersecretary of Education, Eboo Patel from the Interfaith Youth Corps, and a keynote address by President Obama’s Domestic Policy Advisor, Melody Barnes.
Eboo Patel, Interfaith Youth Corps, Martha Kanter, Undersecretary of Education, and Robert Velasco, acting CEO, Corporation for National and Community Service, take a question from Joshua DuBois. President’s Interfaith and Community Service Campus Challenge August 2011. Corporation for National and Community Service Photo.