As emerging leaders in philanthropic efforts, Jack and Leeland Mooring of GRAMMY-nominated, progressive rock band Leeland have been selected by the White House to participate in a Compassion in Action Roundtable titled “Next Generation of Social Entrepreneurship.” They will be in Washington, D.C., on Friday, Dec. 5.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Friday, December 5, 2008, the White House Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives (OFBCI) will convene a Compassion in Action roundtable titled, "Next Generation of Social Entrepreneurship." As the final event in a two-year series of monthly Compassion in Action roundtables, this program will spotlight the innovative leadership of an emerging generation of social entrepreneurs in America. The event will bring together young people from across the Nation leading creative philanthropic efforts to address poverty, disease and a range of other critical needs at home and across the globe.
Following the roundtable discussion, the OFBCI will host a service project for the young entrepreneurs in partnership with World Vision, a faith-based international nonprofit and PEPFAR and PMI partner, to build Caregiver Kits for men and women who provide home-based care to people with HIV/AIDS, supported by faith-based and community organizations.
A complete Compassion in Action roundtable agenda is included below.
WHO: Jedd Medefind, Acting Director, White House Office of Faith-Based and
WHAT: White House Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives
WHERE: The White House
WHEN: Friday, December 5, 2008
Members of the press should arrive at the Northwest Appointment Gate by 9:30 a.m. EST to ensure entry.
NOTE: Members of the press who do not have a White House press credential must fax his or her name (as it appears on his or her driver's license), Social Security number and date of birth on company letterhead to (202) 456-7019 no later than 6 p.m. on Thursday, December 4, 2008. For additional credentialing or logistical questions, please call (202) 456-7348.
December 5, 2008
10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
10 a.m. Welcome
10:05 a.m. Introductory Remarks
10:20 a.m. Panel 1
11:05 a.m. Panel Introduction
11:10 a.m. Panel 2
11:55 a.m. Closing Remarks
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