February 14 – February 27
Nat Keohane, president of the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions, is quoted in an article in the Washington Post discussing the Democrat’s climate bill.
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.
DC Central Kitchen’s iconic Capital Food Fight returns live and in person for a raucous night of fighting hunger on April 7th at The Anthem, presented by craigstable. Tickets are on sale now.
Patrice Snow, the communications director for D.C. Vote, is quoted in an article by the Huffington Post discussing the House GOP’s call to rescind the Home Rule Act.
The Friends of Fort Dupont Ice Arena are mentioned in an article in the DCist and the Washington Post discussing a planned demolition of the current arena and plans for the future rink.
In an article in the DCist about how direct care work is a low-paying industry, and quotes Marla Lahat, the executive director of Home Care Partners, discussing how to change that.
Lupi Quinteros-Grady, President & CEO of Latin American Youth Center, was named to the Prince George’s County Cabinet For Children And Youth. More details can be found in the press release.
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.
Diane Yentel, CEO of the National Low Income Housing Coalition, was quoted in a PBS News Hour article discussing how most COVID rental aid went to low-income residents.
Claire Kelloway, program manager for fair food and farming systems at the Open Markets Institute, was a guest on the WBUR radio show “More Than Money: The Cost of Monopolies in America.”
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.
In a WFXR article discussing the extension of to-go cocktail sales, Washington Regional Alcohol Program (WRAP) President and CEO Kurt Gregory Erickson is quoted.
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.
Casey Trees published an analysis discussing how DC’s tree canopy loss is equal to the size of the National Mall, and will be releasing more data by ward. Full details can be found in this article.
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.
Sandy Markwood, CEO of USAging (formerly the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging), is quoted in an article in U.S. News discussing the difference between long-term care 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.
Many D.C. Nonprofits signed a letter last week requesting Mayor Muriel Bowser use the growing city revenues to address the eviction crisis. Read more here.
January 31 – February 6
The American Association of Suicidology (AAS) opened registration for AAS22, its 55th annual conference, to be held April 27 – 30 in Chicago. More details about the conference can be found here.
The Center for Digital Democracy recently signed a coalition letter “Urging U.S. Government to Stand Up for Democracy at Home” to go to the Honorable Susan Rice and the Honorable Jake Sullivan.
Executive Director of Coalition on Human Needs Deborah Weinstein is quoted in an article in Public News Service discussing the effects of medical debt relief.
The Fellowship Foundation organized the 70th National Prayer Breakfast on February 3rd. The event this year is co-chaired by Sens. Kirsten Gillibrand and Mike Rounds. Read more about the event here.
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.
Washington Women in Public Relations (WWPR) announced that New Endeavors by Women (NEW) will be its Pro Bono Client for the 2022 and 2023 term. Full details can be found in a press release.
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.