October 30 – November 5
Amy McNamer, executive director of the Association of Independent Schools of Greater Washington, is quoted in an article in WTOP discussing the state of independent schools during the pandemic.
Nat Keohane, president of the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions, is quoted in an article by the AP discussing the pressure on Biden and Congress to pass the infrastructure bill and the larger domestic policy package during the two-week climate summit.
The Center for Law and Social Policy was mentioned in an article by the New York Times discussing child care subsidies and the Build Back Better plan. Hannah Matthews, deputy executive director for policy, is also quoted in an article by CNBC.
The Institute for Social Policy and Understanding (ISPU) will co-present a digital workshop on November 9, 2021, at 4:30pm, geared for journalists interested in confidently and creatively covering stories on American Muslims. More details, and to register.
Keeshea Turner Roberts, the Washington Council of Lawyers advocacy committee’s co-chair, is quoted in an article by the Washington Informer discussing the “justice gap” in the city in regards to the D.C. Council’s pro bono expansion bill.
November 6 – November 12
The Arlington Community Foundation for the second year has issued its “Nonprofit Wish Catalog,” featuring grant ideas of 26 local social-safety-net organizations with wishes up to $5,000 each. Full details can be found in an article by InsideNoVA.
Attend the Center Membership Info Session on December 7th to learn about the benefits of membership. Our VitalHealth partners will share the affordable and comprehensive health insurance packages offered to our members. This is free to attend, but prior registration is required.
Tap-dancing elves and drag queens return to the Lincoln Theatre for Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington’s 41st season’s The Holiday Show. Full details and dates can be found in an article by DC Metro Theater Arts.
Generation Hope released a report today amplifying the voices of both parenting students in college and higher education leadership to identify the institutional challenges and solutions for student parent success. The press release was picked up by Yahoo Finance.
Nadine Parker, director of the National Capital Coalition to Prevent Underage Drinking, co-hosted a Narcan training event at American University’s Health Promotion and Advocacy Center. Parker was also quoted in an article by The Eagle.
Diana Zuckerman, the president of the National Center for Health Research, is quoted in an article in the New York Times and Time Magazine discussing how President Biden is expected to name former FDA head Dr. Robert Califf to lead the agency again.
November 13 – November 19
Nat Keohane, president of the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions, discusses Article 6 of the Paris agreement in an article in The Hill. Kaveh Guilanpour, Vice President of International Strategies, was quoted in an article on Reuters discussing how to tell whether or not COP26 was a success.
Attend the Center Membership Info Session on December 7th to learn about the benefits of membership. Our VitalHealth partners will share the affordable and comprehensive health insurance packages offered to our members.
Food & Friends needs volunteers to help prepare thousands of holiday meals for families dealing with life-challenging illnesses. There are opportunities for meal preparation and delivery on Thanksgiving and in the days preceding the holiday. Register here.
D.C.’s health department announced this week that Freshfarm, a nonprofit that runs about 30 farmers markets across the region, will take the helm of the city’s Produce Plus program. More details can be found in the Washington Post.
Marketplace interviewed Christopher Mitchell, the director of the community broadband networks initiative at the Institute for Local Self-Reliance, about what the new infrastructure bill means for broadband access.
My Sister’s Place, needs help delivering food to their client families on November 22-23. Volunteers can reach out to Angela Cavanaugh, the nonprofit’s development and volunteer manager, for questions or sign up here.
Bruce Brown, executive director of the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press, is quoted in an article by Vanity Fair, the Guardian, and The Washington Post, discussing how a New York judge ordered the New York Times to refrain from “further disseminating or publishing” information about Project Veritas on Thursday.