Patch posted about the twelfth annual Diversity Hiring Fair, a collaborative event by the Association of Independent Schools of Greater Washington (AISGW) and another organization.

The Center for Nonprofit Advancement’s first Chief Operations Officer cohort meeting of the year is set. Have you thought about joining this unique group? Contact Taylor for more information.

BroadwayWorld reported that the American Composers Orchestra (ACO) has unveiled selections for the 2024 EarShot Readings, a composer development program in partnership with the League of American Orchestras.

Fairfax Times highlighted the McLean Project for the Arts, spotlighting its ongoing exhibitions until February 17. These include “Moving Beyond Beauty: Reverence and Reclamation” at the Emerson Gallery, showcasing works by five artists, and “To March is to Love: Weavings by Janel Leppin” at the Atrium Gallery.

Keith Whyte, executive director of the National Council on Problem Gambling, was quoted in an article from Route Fifty discussing the expansion of online gambling.

Evan Gershkovich, a Wall Street Journal reporter, who has been wrongfully detained by Russia for almost 300 days, is set to be honored by the National Press Foundation with the 2023 Chairman’s Citation. Learn more at Planet Princeton.

Georgia Machell, Interim President & CEO of the National WIC Association, was quoted in an article from Insider NJ discussing an initiative by Senate and House Democrats urging congressional leaders to secure full funding for the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) in the 2024 fiscal year.

Sewell Chan, Editor-in-Chief of The Texas Tribune, has joined the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press (RCFP) Steering Committee. Read the full news piece at Editor and Publisher.

Submit your application by January 19 for YNPNdc’s 7th annual Mentoring Program, taking place from February to July 2024! This program, available for mentors and mentees, facilitates one-to-one mentorship by pairing young professionals and interns with experienced counterparts who share similar professional interests and goals. Apply now!

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Doubling his original contribution announced in 2022, José Andrés has now donated an additional $500,000 to the Healthy Corners initiative of DC Central Kitchen, bringing his total gift to $1 million. Learn more at WTOP.

Dalia Mogahed, the director of research at the Institute for Social Policy and Understanding, was quoted in an article from The Tech announcing a series of events at MIT aimed at promoting understanding and constructive dialogue.

The McLean Project for the Arts was highlighted in a piece from The Washington Post about art exhibitions that underline the obligation of caring for the natural world and preserving the environment.

Sarah Brundage has been named the new president and CEO of the National Association of Affordable Housing Lenders (NAAHL). Learn more at Mortgage Professional.

Noah Patton, disaster recovery manager at the National Low Income Housing Coalition, was quoted in an article from Route Fifty discussing an announcement from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) about a comprehensive overhaul of its disaster aid distribution to address long-standing criticisms.

This Is My Brave, Inc. is hosting a New Producer Interest Meeting Tuesday, February 20 for those interested in producing a show. Learn more here.

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An article from Yahoo Finance highlights Fuse Integration’s participation in WEST 2024, an event co-sponsored by AFCEA International and the U.S. Naval Institute.

The Center for Nonprofit Advancement is now accepting nominations for the Board Leadership Award! This prestigious award distinguishes those Boards that go above and beyond recommended standards and fundamentals to bring new levels of leadership to their role.

The Featherstone Center for the Arts is hosting a new exhibit titled “Love, Laugh, Leap, Live” from February 4th to March 3rd. Learn more at The Martha’s Vineyard Times.

The Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra (IPO) will feature Arlene Sierra’s new work “Kiskadee” in its February 24th concert, commissioned by the League of American Orchestras with support from the Virginia B. Toulmin Foundation. Learn more at HF Chronicle.

Keith Whyte, executive director of the National Council on Problem Gambling, was quoted in an article from The Washington Post discussing the rise of “social sportsbook” apps like Fliff, which allow users to place bets on sports using virtual currency.

Lin Weeks, a senior staff attorney at the Reporter’s Committee for Freedom of the Press, is representing Jamie Leigh Thompson, a journalist ordered to testify at a homicide trial in Texas, despite invoking Maryland’s press shield law. Learn more at Maryland Daily Record.

Tia Bell, founder of the T.R.I.G.G.E.R Project, was quoted in a DCist article about the D.C. Council’s approval of the “Secure DC” public safety bill, which encompasses 100 provisions aimed at addressing rising concerns about crime in the District.

The News Leader reported that the Valley Program for Aging Services (VPAS) is collaborating with other organizations to address accessible housing and housing for older adults in the SAW Housing Summit Partners Lunch & Learn series.

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Stacy Mitchell, a co-director of the Institute for Local Self-Reliance, was quoted in an article from The New York Times discussing the concept of “buying local” and its impact on communities, using the example of North Dakota’s state law that restricts non-pharmacist-owned drugstores.

Antonio Tovar, senior policy associate with the National Family Farm Coalition, was quoted in an article from KATC discussing how the United States is facing a significant depletion of groundwater supplies, with a recent study showing a faster decline than four decades ago.

A statement from Diane Yentel, president and CEO of the National Low Income Housing Coalition, was featured in an article from ProPublica regarding the newsroom’s investigative report, which exposed landlords potentially using algorithms to manipulate rent prices and led U.S. senators to propose legislation against such practices.

Courtney Rice has been appointed as the new President and CEO of the Northern Virginia Health Foundation. Learn more at

Denver Nicks, a Tulsa-based attorney with the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press, was quoted in an article from Oklahoma Watch discussing a lawsuit against Ponca City.

The Thelma D. Jones Breast Cancer Fund was featured in The Southwester, highlighting the leader’s volunteerism and recent receipt of the President Joseph R. Biden Presidential Lifetime Achievement Award.

Arlington County, in partnership with nonprofits like Virginians Organized for Interfaith Community Engagement, has launched a program aimed at diverting teenagers from the criminal justice system. Learn more at

The White House Historical Association launched a new episode of The White House 1600 Sessions podcast, exploring the extensive history of wine in the White House. Read the full press release at PR Newswire.

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Hadar Susskind, president and CEO of Americans for Peace Now, was quoted in an article from discussing criticism aimed at the Anti-Defamation League (ADL).

NBC News reported that a U.S. delegation, led by Laura Rosenberger, the chair of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT), visited Taiwan and met with Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen and President-elect Lai Ching-te.

Brenda Platt, director of Composting for Community for the Institute for Local Self-Reliance, was cited in a St. Louis Post-Dispatch article, highlighting how local businesses, such as New Earth Farm in St. Louis, assist residents in converting kitchen scraps into compost, often referred to as “black gold.”

Sam Brooks, director of public policy for the National Consumer Voice for Quality Long-Term Care, was quoted in a piece from Roll Call discussing the closure of 188 nursing homes (skilled nursing facilities) in the U.S. during fiscal 2023. The analysis suggested that these closures were frequently associated with care-related problems.

The National Press Foundation is offering a four-day training fellowship in Washington, D.C., from April 15-18, focusing on how to cover women lawmakers. Learn more here.

Emily Hockett, a fellow with the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press, was quoted in an article from Editor and Publisher discussing how news organizations are protected from the actual malice principle in defamation and libel lawsuits.

The Valley Program for Aging Services is among the four organizations chosen to receive grant funding as part of the Climate Action Alliance of the Valley (CAAV) initiative, which is awarding $35,000 to various non-profit organizations for energy efficiency upgrades. Learn more at Augusta Free Press.

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The Center for Nonprofit Advancement’s Hallmark-themed Mad-Lib is offering our members the opportunity to highlight their 2023 achievements in an upcoming blog post and social media campaign. Please send completed Mad-Libs here!

The Wall Street Journal recently featured an article detailing a government initiative focused on managing the white-tailed deer population in Rock Creek Park, Washington, D.C. The piece highlights how DC Central Kitchen receives venison donations from the National Park Service (NPS) following these deer culling operations.

The Fair Elections Center represented the League of Women Voters of Wisconsin in a lawsuit aiming to define voting rights protections for absentee voters with minor errors in their witness addresses. Learn more at The Seattle Times.

Ali Hard, the policy director for the National WIC Association, was quoted in an article from ABC News discussing the challenges faced by more than 6 million beneficiaries of the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women and Children (WIC) in obtaining approved nutritious items.

The January 2024 issue of The Christian Century features an interview with Katey Zeh, the CEO of the Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice.

The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press provided legal assistance and representation in a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) case. Read the full press release at PR Newswire.

The Northern Virginia Daily reported that the Shenandoah Area Agency on Aging received 50 donated laptops from Comcast as part of a charitable donation. These laptops aim to support the organization with digital skills training.

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The Washington Informer highlighted Black Women Thriving East of the River, illustrating its efforts in Wards 7 & 8 that encompass employment solutions, cancer care support, scholarships, healthcare advocacy, and community engagement for sustained impact.

DCist showcased the impactful endeavors of David SampéCommunity Mediation DC’s executive director, spotlighting his mentorship in woodworking for Ballou High School teens in Southeast D.C.

Bill Thorne has been elected as the new president of Food & Friends‘ Board of Directors, bringing nine years of dedicated service on the board and a wealth of experience in communication strategies, advocacy, policy, and brand guidance. Read the full press release

The Maryland Theatre Guide featured a review of the Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington D.C.’s “The Holiday Show,” highlighting the show’s festive spirit and unifying musical performances.

The Washington Informer reported on the mission of Martha’s Table to provide essential nutrition to District students amid winter’s health challenges through its vital grocery distribution programs.

Keith Whyte, the executive director of the National Council on Problem Gambling, was quoted in an article from Time discussing the rising issue of gambling addiction among college students, primarily driven by mobile sports betting apps, leading to financial strains, academic neglect, and mental health concerns.

Thompson Greenspon has elected Carolyn C. Quill, CPA, JD, LL.M., as its new Managing Principal. With a wealth of experience as the Lead Tax Principal at Thompson Greenspon, Carolyn brings expertise, poised to drive the firm towards sustained growth and success in her new role.

The White House Historical Association debuted a new episode of The White House 1600 Sessions podcast, spotlighting John F. W. Rogers, the Association’s Chairman and former assistant to President Ronald Reagan. Read the full press release at PR Newswire.

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The Bowen Center for the Study of The Family was cited in an article from Psychology Today discussing the psychological concept of “cutoff” in family relationships and its potential impact.

An article from New Jersey Monitor discussing the impact of limited medical exceptions to abortion bans, particularly on mental health, quoted Isha Weerasinghe, a senior mental health policy analyst at the Center for Law and Social Policy.

The Center for Nonprofit Advancement is hosting a class this Wednesday, November 1 – Getting productive: Intro to Risk and Change ManagementRegister now.

Don’t miss the chance to register for the Best Practices in Employment Law course, brought to you by the D.C. Bar Pro Bono CenterCenter for Nonprofit Advancement, and Washington Area Community Investment Fund (WACIF).

The Washingtonian shared that tickets are now on sale for DC Central Kitchen’s Capital Food Fight, featuring a top chef cook-off at The Anthem on November 9.

Kelsye Adams, organizing director of DC Vote, was featured in a piece from the Washingtonian highlighting “Go-Go Alumni.”

Diane Yentel, president and CEO of the National Low Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC), shared a quote about the US Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) designating 483 community census tracts as Community Disaster Resilience Zones (CDRZ) to address the disproportionate impact of natural disasters on vulnerable communities. Read the full press release at US Politics Today – EIN News.

The First Lady Jill Biden spoke at the PFLAG National Convention, expressing support for the LGBTQ+ community and condemning book bans in the US. Learn more at PinkNews.

Reverend Larry Golemon, executive director of the Washington Theological Consortium, was recognized for his participation in the Friendship Dinner organized by the Turkish Cultural Center Pittsburgh. Learn more at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

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The Center for Nonprofit Advancement’s 44th Annual Celebration is on Tuesday, November 14 from 9:30-11:30am – get your tickets now for this highly anticipated enlightening event!

Don’t miss the chance to register for theBest Practices in Employment Law course, brought to you by the D.C. Bar Pro Bono Center,Center for Nonprofit Advancement, and Washington Area Community Investment Fund (WACIF).

Daily Herald highlighted that there will be a webinar on “Reclaiming the Narrative: Native American and Indigenous Muslim Stories” that will be hosted by the Institute for Social Policy and Understanding on November 9th.

The Island Housing Trust (IHT) has revealed that the Martha’s Vineyard Film Society plans to showcase “Mending the Line” as a component of a fundraising initiative aimed at aiding the construction of affordable year-round residences for veterans in Oak Bluffs. Learn more at The Martha’s Vineyard Times.

Life with Pigs, an animal rescue and sanctuary situated in Williamsburg, has organized a film screening at the Norge Community Hall on November 2nd. Learn more at Williamsburg Yorktown Daily.

Diana Zuckerman, president of the National Center for Health Research, was quoted in an article from BNN Bloomberg discussing Sarepta Therapeutics’ gene therapy trial results for Duchenne muscular dystrophy.

This month, Negotiation Works is celebrating a major milestone: 1000 individuals have successfully completed a Negotiation Works program! Learn more here.

Augusta Free Press shared recognition of the Valley Program for Aging Services (VPAS) and the Waynesboro Public Library, which received an Honorable Mention in the “I Partner with My Public Library” national award.

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Elizabeth Lower-Basch, deputy executive director for policy at the Center for Law and Social Policy, was quoted in an article from Inside Higher Ed discussing a proposed rule from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Service that could result in colleges and universities in eight states losing between $970 million and $1.3 billion in scholarship funding.

Kate Akalonu, director of strategic initiatives at Everyone Home DC, was quoted in an article from Hill Rag discussing various ways individuals can contribute during the holiday season, emphasizing the importance of giving back to the community.

The McLean Project for the Arts will debut the “MPA Inspires” art and jazz celebration on November 18-19. Learn more at FFXnow.

Leaders from the National Council of NonProfits are scheduled to participate in speaking engagements at the upcoming 2023 Upswell Summit, set to take place from November 15-17. Learn more at Dallas Innovates.

Keith Whyte, executive director of the National Council on Problem Gambling, was quoted in an article from NHPR discussing how despite earmarking millions for gambling treatment in Massachusetts, there is a notable lack of access to services, creating concerns among advocates.

Melissa Reinberg, founder and executive director of Negotiation Works, provided insights on conflict resolution in an interview with WUSA9.

The BayNet published a piece about the the annual Impaired Driving Law Enforcement Awards, a collaborative initiative by the Highway Safety Office of the Maryland Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Administration and the Washington Regional Alcohol Program, which took place on Saturday, November 4.

NBC4 Washington reported that the The White House Historical Association is planning to open a tech-driven educational center with an Oval Office replica in 2024.

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