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The American Red Cross in the National Capital Region's Rhonda Linovitz was selected as a finalist for the Washington Business Journal's CFO of the Year, according to a press release.
The Arlington Community Foundation education-related grants were highlighted in The Sun-Gazette. Separately, they announced The Arlington Community Foundation Prize for Innovation and Impact with a $20k award for a nonprofits that can "change lives and make a lasting impact in Arlington County, according to a press release.
The Capital Area Food Bank has declared Paul Wharton, a local lifestyle and beauty expert, its "Ambassador Against Hunger," according to a Fox 5 video.
CASA de Maryland's Gustavo Torres commented on the case of a mother of three who is facing deportation after being caught by the Secure Communities program in The Chicago Sun-Times.
Casey Trees is providing shade trees for homeowners that take part in the RiverSmart Homes program, according to The DCist. In other news, Casey Trees has enhanced its Tree Rebate Program, offering rebates of $100 to individuals who plant large canopy trees on private property in DC, according to their newsletter.
Columbia Heights/Shaw Family Support Collaborative's Del McFadden spoke about using active listening to defuse youth violence in The Washington Informer.
The Community Foundation of the National Capital Region
is helping support a program by the Mental Health Association of Montgomery County to improve services for veterans, the Serving Together: Troops, Veterans, and Family Care Project, according to The Gazette.
The DC Fiscal Policy Institute offers a good overview of the Brookings Institution's new report on affordable housing, which provides an update on recommendations for growing the city's affordable housing supply.
Doorways for Women and Families' new executive director, Caroline Jones, was profiled in The Connection.
Emmaus Services for the Aging's Asian and Pacific Islander Senior Center was mentioned in a story about Chinatown's continual diminishing in The Washington Post.
The Georgetown University Center for Public and Nonprofit Leadership's partnership with the National Hispana Leadership Institute was featured in a press release.
The Greater Washington Board of Trade's Jim Dinegar called the debt crisis "a seismic moment" for DC and the surrounding suburbs on Fox 5. Separately, Dinegar commented on what the debt crisis will mean for local businesses and municipalities on WUSA9, WAMU 88.5, and The Washington Post.
Higher Achievement was named a Friday's Hero by WUSA9.
Leadership Greater Washington welcomed new board members according to The Washington Business Journal and a press release.
New Community for Children's Nadine Duplessy Kearns has been selected as a 2011 National Fellow for the Lead the Way Leadership Initiative for Emerging Women of Color Executive Directors, according to a press release.
New Hope Housing's Pam Michell was quoted about the heat's effect on the homeless population in Hybla Valley Patch.
Northern Virginia Community College's participation in a remedial math class redesign was featured in The Chronicle of Higher Education.
Reston Interfaith's Kerrie Wilson spoke about the massive need for human services that the Connections for Hope system helps provide in a press release.
The Salvation Army National Capital Area is in need of increased donations to fill its food bank shelves, according to WTOP.
Corporate member Tate & Tryon offered an explanation of the reserves system in "Confused About Reserves?" in their newsletter.
Tenants and Workers United is teaching local immigrants about immigrant enforcement law, including the right to a lawyer, search warrants, and what to do if approached by an ICE agent, reports The Washington Examiner.
The Washington DC Police Foundation's Joseph Persichini praised the late David Baker's leadership in law enforcement in PoliceOne.
Whitman-Walker Health has partnered with a Peruvian playwright staging a play about a closeted gay senator, reports Metro Weekly.
The Young Playwrights' Theater production of "Out of the Shadow," an anti-bullying play written by students, debuted at The Capital Fringe, reports The Washington Blade.