From: Nonprofit Roundtable

Date: February 3, 2012  

Re: How Is Northern Virginia Changing? | The Leadership Sanctuary | Inspired Thought Award

In This Issue
HOW IS NORTHERN VIRGINIA CHANGING?
OPPORTUNITIES FOR NP LEADERS
IN THE NEWS
MEMBERS' EVENTS

QUICK LINKS

Nonprofit CEO Jobs

Jobs @ Member Orgs

Deadlines & Opportunities

Nonprofit Montgomery

Nonprofit NoVA

Think Twice Campaign

Future Executive Directors Fellowship

Capital Area Foreclosure Network

HOW IS NORTHERN VIRGINIA CHANGING?  

Join Nonprofit NoVA, Northern Virginia Community College and other partners on February 14 from 9:30 AM- 11:30AM for an important discussion on the economic climate of Northern Virginia, the changing demographics, and how this relates to nonprofit advocacy and our relationships with government.

Anirban Basu, CEO of Sage Policy Group and one of our region's most recognizable economists will provide the keynote address.

Visit Nonprofit NoVA for more information and to register.

OPPORTUNITIES FOR NONPROFIT LEADERS  

STRENGTHENING LEADERS
T
he Roundtable is partnering
with Leadership Sanctuary to launch a year-long program for nonprofit leaders in Montgomery County, the District of Columbia and Northern Virginia. Members receive 40% off registration.

"The Leadership Sanctuary provides a much-needed community of practice for those who are determined to be the best they can be in serving their community."

-Louise Kennelly, Executive Director,
DC Collaborative

For more information and registration visit The Leadership Sanctuary. Register early. Space is limited.

OUTCOMES FUNDING WORKSHOPS
The Freddie Mac Foundation is sponsoring two Outcomes Funding Workshops on Thursday, February 16, 2012 at Freddie Mac, 1551 Park Run Drive, McLean, VA 22102. The morning workshop will run from 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM. The afternoon workshop is scheduled for 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm. Visit Freddie Mac Foundation for additional information and registration details.

APPLY FOR THE INSPIRED THOUGHT AWARD
C. Fox Communications is  accepting applications for its inspired thought Award, an annual grant of $30,000 in pro bono public relations services to a deserving nonprofit organization. Applications are due February 29, 2012. More details can be found online. Past winners include N Street Village and the National Center for Victims of Crime.

TRANSITION  |  REPORTS | IN THE NEWS 

Our Twitter Member feed always has the latest news on members.   

Class Acts Arts announced that Executive Director Joan Burns will step down at the end of February, after seven years as executive director, and fifteen years of service to the organization.

REPORT! The Nonprofit Finance Fund released an update on its ongoing philanthropic equity campaigns, according to a press release. In other news, the Fund partnered with The White House to issue a report on the Pay for Success convening, according to a press release.

An Academy of Hope student who, along with her mother, enrolled in the Academys' GED classes, was featured on WAMU 88.5.  

ACT for Alexandria's partnership with a local marathoner, Brooke Curran, was featured in The Washington Post.

AHOME's annual Northern Virginia Housing Expo, which will occur in March, was featured in ARL Now.

The Capital Area Food Bank recently celebrated its 32nd Anniversary, reports WUSA9.

The Capitol Hill Group Ministry's work to check in with the homeless population in order to ensure an accurate count was mentioned in The Washington Post.

A Casa de Maryland attorney was quoted on the ongoing legal battle over in-state tuition for illegal immigrants in
The Baltimore Sun. Separately, Casa's Gustavo Torres was quoted in a story on President Obama's call for immigration reform on WAMU 88.5.

The Center for Inspired Teaching's Cosby Hunt commented on the importance of training and supportive principals for teachers in The Washington Examiner.

A Community Residences resident and Special Olympics participant was profiled in The Sun Gazette.

The DC Fiscal Policy Institute's Jenny Reed testified on Mayor Gray's proposed supplemental budget, according to the DCFPI blog.  


DC SCORES' 14th Annual Poetry Slam! was featured in the January editions of MIDCITY DC and East of the River. Also, two poet-athletes performed their Poetry Slam! poems live on NBC's midday news program. 


FACETS'
Mary Supley Foxworth was quoted in an article on her organization's  hypothermia prevention program in The Connection

Goodwill of Greater Washington's World Swap Day Clothing Swap was featured on BrighestYoungThings.

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation awarded more than $2 million to support summer enrichment programs, according to a press release

The Latin American Youth Center thanked Freddie Mac Foundation for its donation to pay off LAYC's mortgage on its anchor site in a news post. In other news, the LAYC was featured on Hero Central on WUSA9.  

 

Leadership Arlington recently graduated its second class of Young Professionals, reports The Sun Gazette. The organization is now accepting applicants for its Signature Class of 2013.

The Legal Aid Justice Center's Kate Duvall commented on a bill that youth advocates say would make it unnecessarily easier to try juveniles as adults, saying that "judges are the best decision-makers," in The Stafford County Sun. 

Lorton Community Action Center is partnering with Fairfax County's "Stuff the Bus" campaign, reports The Fairfax Station-Clifton Connection. 

The Sups and Sips fundraisers for Martha's Table and DC Central Kitchen were mentioned in The Washington Post.  

The National Visionary Leadership Project was cited in an article about Dr. Bernard Shaw Proctor in Montgomery Media. 

New Hope Housing announced its 22nd annual gala in Mount Vernon Patch. 


Northern Virginia Community College's Dr. Charles Poland has been awarded the 2012 Outstanding Faculty Award, reports The Fairfax News. In other news, a NVCC professor's Western drama web series has been nominated for three Indie Soap Awards, according to The Fairfax News.

The Northern Virginia Health Foundation's study from last year that found that dental care is out of reach for many Virginians was cited in Reston Patch.

The Tahirih Justice Center's forced marriage survey, released in 2011, was mentioned in IPS News. The Center announced its 15th Anniversary Gala on its website.

The Taproot Foundation was mentioned in an article on ways for out-of-work professionals to keep their skills up to date in The Daily Journal.

The Training Source's Kim Rhim commented on the Human Services Coalition's work in The Sentinel.

The United Way of the National Capital Area's Deneen Clary spoke about the organization's high-profile workplace giving program in Manassas Patch.

Voices for Virginia's Children's recent report on child poverty in Virginia was cited in The Roanoke Times.

The Washington Area Women's Foundation's Nicky Goren wrote about the Earned Income Tax Credit in The Huffington Post.

The YWCA National Capital Area's Tamara Smith and Shae Agee discussed the Y's work to eliminate disparities in access to fitness on Express Night Out
  

MEMBERS' EVENTS

See our online Member Event Calendar for more events - email us your event if it's not listed.
      
February 7: Visit Alternative House for an informational Open Door at the House event, where visitors can learn more about the issues facing young people in Northern Virginia and talk with the Executive Director, a Board Member, and staff members, as well as tour the Teen Shelter.

February 13: Join Public Allies Washington, DC for a reception to celebrate the launch of Everyone Leads with author and Public Allies International CEO Paul Schmitz.

February 23: The Washington Business Journal presents The Outstanding Directors Awards, at The Four Seasons Hotel, 2800 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, from 6:30-9:30pm. 

March 15: The Washington Regional Association of Grantmakers presents the first event in their Brightest Minds series, "Disruptive Demographics: Challenges and Opportunities for the Greater Washington Region's Philanthropic Community" with Dr. Jim Johnson.  
 
 Send us your events for us to highlight here and elsewhere.

Questions? Suggestions? Corrections?

Email Anthony at the Nonprofit Roundtable.