June 23 – 29
Mark Bergel, founder and CEO of A Wider Circle, commented on US HUD Secretary Ben Carson’s plan to build a self-sufficiency hub in a Washington, D.C. affordable housing complex in The Washington Post.
The Center for Nonprofit Advancement announced its AIM Award winners. Miriam’s Kitchen took first place. Parkinson Foundation of the National Capital Area and The Arc Prince George’s County were named Honorable Mentions.
The First Tee of Greater Washington, DC held its National School Program 4th Annual Champions Challenge on June 4, hosting local fourth, fifth and sixth graders, and members of the Center staff were there to help.
The Arc Prince George’s County is leading a group of sister Arc chapters in the DMV region on a media buy with WUSA9, with a promotional spot currently running both on-air and through a series of targeted digital ads.
“Our Region, Your Investment”, a joint initiativeby Washington Regional Association of Grantmakers and Enterprise Community Loan Fund, was featured in Next City. The fund provides loans to support tenants in purchasing their own affordable buildings in D.C.
June 16 – 22
Breast Care for Washington, DC and Miriam’s Kitchen were among the 14 nonprofits selected to receive a Qlarant Foundation Award according to ForexTV. In total, $385,000 was distributed to the organizations.
Miriam’s Kitchen won the Center for Nonprofit Advancement 2018 AIM Award. Parkinson Foundation of the National Capital Area and The Arc Greater Prince George’s County were both awarded Honorable Mention.
May 26 – June 15
The Day Tajon Got Shot, a book written by ten Beacon House teens, received its second national award when selected as the 2017 “Gold” award winner in the category of books written by child authors by Foreword Reviews, an organization that celebrates the best books from university and independent publishers.
The Center for Black Equity President and CEO, Earl Fowlkes, Jr., participated in a panel discussion on how HIV/AIDS has impacted LGBTQ, black and brown communities in Washington, D.C. on WAMU’s Kojo Nnamdi Show.
Two DC SCORES alumni were featured on FOX 5 DC discussing their trip to Russia for the Street Child World Cup. DC SCORES was also featured in an article by The Guardian about the lack of African American youth playing soccer.
N Street Village held their 12th Annual Empowerment Luncheon according to The Washington Times. Over 350 individuals attended the event and helped raised funds to support homeless and low-income women of the Washington D.C. area.
The White House Historical Association launched their new app that allows individuals to take a virtual tour of the White House according to ABC News. The app was announced by First Lady Melania Trump.