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.

Caregiver Action Network launched a new web-based program to match family caregivers in underserved areas with training and support according to PR Newswire.

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.

District Alliance For Safe Housing was featured on WJLA in advance of their DASH Awareness Day and “Dash for-DASH” 5k race being hosted in partnership with SWEAT DC.

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.

Maryland Nonprofits has released its 2018 Nonprofit Salary and Benefits Survey, with some interesting results.

Miriam’s Kitchen discussed the dangers that extreme heat pose to homeless individuals in WAMU 88.5.

Quality Trust for Individuals with Disabilities was mentioned in an article that appeared in the June 28, edition of The Washington Post written by columnist Theresa Vargas.

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.

DC Central Kitchen was featured in Nonprofit Quarterly for their work in preventing food waste and ending the cycle of hunger.

District Alliance for Safe Housing was featured on WTOP for their work in supporting survivors of intimate partner violence.

Latino Economic Development Center and Children’s Law Center were featured on WAMU 88.5’s Kojo Nnamdi Show to discuss tenant rights organizing efforts in Washington, D.C.

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.

Washington Regional Alcohol Program will offer free rides on July 4 through their SoberRide partnership with Lyft according to Arlington Patch.

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.

Bright Beginnings was featured in a Slate article on challenges that many low-income families face when searching for childcare during non-traditional work hours.

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.

Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP) commented on the impact potential Medicaid and Medicare cuts would have on mental health care access in Teen Vogue.

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.

Food & Friends was featured in U.S. News & World Report for their work in providing nutrition education for individuals living with a chronic illness.

Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington and the Center for Black Equity are among the organizations participating in the Washington Nationals Annual LGBT Pride night according to Outsports.

Latino Economic Development Center and Children’s Law Center were featured in The Washington Post discussing steps some apartment tenants are taking to protest poor building conditions.

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.

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