February 14 – February 27
Center for Nonprofit Advancement’s CEO Glen O’Gilvie will be speaking at the Equity and Allyship panel hosted Network of Victim Recovery of DC on March 10th. This discussion will focus on how to promote Equity & Allyship through inclusive policies and cultures driven by racial justice that support staff and clients.
Simon Woods, the president and chief executive of the League of American Orchestras, is quoted in an article in the New York Times discussing how some ensembles are re-evaluating the costs of the classical touring industry and its resilience.
Bruce Brown, executive director of the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press, is quoted in an article in the Columbia Journalism Review discussing the amicus brief they filed on the constitutionality of recent Project Veritas actions.
The Washington Interfaith Network launched the Building Black Equity and Wealth Through Homeownership initiative that pursues access to public land and government funding, while educating potential homeowners. Read more about the program in WTOP.
February 7 – February 13
American Institute in Taiwan Director Sandra Oudkirk is quoted in an article in Taiwan News and the Taipei Times reaffirming US support for Taiwan’s defense capabilities and discussing her first six months at the organization.
The Center for Climate and Energy solutions organized more than 20 companies across the oil and gas, power, auto, steel, technology, and manufacturing sectors to sign a letter urging Democratic leaders to pass the climate components of the Build Back Better Act.
Center for Nonprofit Advancement’s CEO Glen O’Gilvie will be speaking at the Equity and Allyship panel hosted Network of Victim Recovery of DC on March 12th. This discussion will focus on how to promote Equity & Allyship through inclusive policies and cultures driven by racial justice that support staff and clients.
A report published in April of 2020 by the Council for Court Excellence is referenced in an article by the DCist discussing D.C. prisoners file a lawsuit alleging unequal treatment in Federal Facilities.
The White House Historical Association released the 64th issue of the White House History Quarterly, which features retellings from historians on Queen Elizabeth II’s relationship with the White House.
January 31 – February 6
Generation Hope coordinated the “Our Campus, Our Voice” challenge to give some of their student parents the chance to amplify their voices and those who have experienced difficulty navigating the traditional college setting.
During Black History Month, the main branch of the Dothan Houston County Library is displaying the Long March exhibit from the Herb Block Foundation featuring political cartoons from the Civil Rights era.
Diane Yentel, president of the National Low Income Housing Coalition, is quoted in an article by PEW Trusts, warning that evictions are rising to pre-pandemic levels, and that Houston’s case is just the beginning.
Temple Rodef Shalom Senior Rabbi Amy Schwartzman spoke at a webinar last week hosted by The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington in the aftermath of the antisemitic attack at Congregation Beth Israel in Colleyville, Texas.