From: Nonprofit Roundtable

Date: February 10, 2012  

Re: MEDIA SUMMIT | NEW TABLE FOR TEN | WEAVE CLOSES 

In This Issue
MEDIA SUMMIT
THINK TWICE CAMPAIGN
OPPORTUNITIES
WEAVE
MEMBERS 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

SAVE THE DATE: ANNUAL MEDIA SUMMIT 

The Future of Media and the Impact on Nonprofits
Marc Fisher
April 4, 8:30am - 12:30pm

Keynote Speaker: Marc Fisher
Senior Editor of The Washington Post

Join us for a discussion on how nonprofits can best navigate the ever-changing face and structure of The Washington Post and other news outlets in the region.

Annual Media Summit Participants
Reporters and editors from:
The Chronicle of Philanthropy, DCist, Patch, WAMU 88.5, Washington Business Journal, Washington City Paper and The Washington Post will be in attendance. 

Registration and full agenda coming soon
. Send questions and comments to Malcolm.

ADVOCACY: PUTTING A FACE ON COMMUNITY NEEDS 

Think TwiceHelp us show the value and need for nonprofit resources to help our most vulnerable residents and support our region's vitality. The most compelling stories are from your real experiences providing housing, food, clothing, mental and physical health care, job training and other services to our region's most vulnerable residents. Please answer this short survey and help us put a human face on our community's neighbors in need. We will only share stories in the aggregate. For more information, visit Think Twice.

OPPORTUNITIES

PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY CEO TABLE 
for CEOs in Prince George's County with budgets under $1M 
March 28, 12pm - 12noon 
Location: TBD, National Harbor 
RSVP to Nana 
 

Tables for Ten are an opportunity to participate in a confidential, candid 3-part series of peer discussions. Come together to share best practices and innovations, and problem solve. 

 

Facilitator: Kim Rhim, Executive Director, The Training Source

MENTOR FUTURE LEADERS 
YNPNdc invites DC nonprofit managers and CEO's to participate in an innovative, online-based mentoring program with mentees from YNPNdc's Professional Membership program. Find out more and join online.

 WEAVE CLOSING DOORS

Washington Empowered Against Violence announced that administrative offices will close by March 31, 2012. The organization has provided holistic services to victims of domestic violence since 1997. 

MEMBERS IN NEWS 

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

REPORT!
Capital Area Food Bank's Chris von Spiegelfeld wrote about a new study that shows that low-income families are eating healthily on the
CAFB blog. 

  

ACT for Alexandria recently welcomed two new board members, according to a press release.  

Alternative House is one of several Virginia charities recently awarded grants by Cox Communications.
 
 
Audubon Naturalist Society's Stella Koch has been elected vice president of the board of the Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority, according to The Fairfax Times. 

 

Terri Lee Freeman wrote a response to a recent Chronicle for Philanthropy op-ed that criticized giving outside the realm of social services on the CFNCR blog.

DC Fiscal Policy Institute is advising the DC Council to add a surplus to the rainy-day fund, rather than offset the cost of rolling back a tax on wealthy residents, reports The DCist. In other news, DCFPI's Jessica Fulton wrote about the Fair Budget Coalition's advocacy efforts on the 2013 budget on the DCFPI blog.

Enterprise Community Partners is partnering with Citigroup to create the Next Street Opportunity Fund, which will lend capital to promising small businesses, reports Inc. Wire.

Goodwill of Greater Washington's Louis Jones said that the organization uses everything it gets, with nothing going in the trash, on ABC7



Human Services Coalition of Prince George's County, in partnership with the Community Foundation for Prince George's County and EnVision Prince George's, announced the county's 40 Under 40 awardees, reports Hyattsville Patch.

Latino Economic Development Corporation's Manuel Ochoa penned a letter to the editor urging coverage of homeowner success stories in The Washington Post.

Legal Aid Justice Center's Angela Ciolfi wrote about Virginia's request that the Obama administration stop enforcing the No Child Left Behind Act in The Richmond Times-Dispatch.

Lorton Community Action Center's Lynn Swogger said that the food pantry is out of many basic items in The Connection

Martha's Table was featured in a special Charity Spotlight article
on the front page of Washington Life Magazine.

Men Can Stop Rape's Joe Vess was interviewed on WAMU 88.5 FM.

Mentors, Inc. was featured on Mentoring Monday on MyFoxDC.

The Nonprofit Finance Fund's recent report on philanthropic equity investments was mentioned on Just Means.

Northern Virginia Community College's partnership with schools in South Africa, which is designed to help strengthen math and English instruction there, was mentioned in The Sun Gazette.

A 2011 Northern Virginia Health Foundation report stated that many low-income adults have not seen a dentist in the past two years, was cited in The Fairfax Times.

The Open Society Institute's George Soros wrote about his plan to bring relief to global financial markets in Baltic Business News.

Planned Parenthood of Metropolitan Washington's Laura Meyers commented on the Susan G. Komen Foundation's recent reversal of a decision to halt grants to the organization on WUSA9 and MyFoxDC.

The Public Welfare Foundation's headquarters in the True Reformer Building was featured in a Washington Post photo gallery.
 
Reston Interfaith, along with the Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce, announced the 2012 Best of Reston honorees in a press release and Reston Patch. In other news, RI's Kerrie Wilson was quoted about her organization's work to keep people in their homes, saying that their Certified Housing Counselor has assisted more than 150 families in crisis, in The Connection.

United Community Ministries is seeking food donations to restock its food pantry after the holidays, according to The Connection.

Unity Health Care is opening a new children's reading center to increase literacy among children ages six months to five years, according to a press release.

Venture Philanthropy Partners' Mario Morino and his book "Leap of Reason" was featured in The Cleveland Plain Dealer.

WAMU 88.5 will be getting a brand-new home in a building purchased by American University, according to a press release and The Washington City Paper.

MEMBER EVENTS

February 12: Join THEARC for a Wacky and Whimsical Tea to benefit THEARC's programs. Purchase your tickets online.

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. RSVP by email.

February 15: Marymount's Reston Center hosts a Graduate Business and Nonprofit Management Programs Information Session. RSVP online, or by calling 703-284-5902.

February 23: The Washington Business Journal presents The Outstanding Directors Awards. For more information, contact Whitney Suntum at 703-258-0854.

Email us your event if it's not listed.
Send us your events for us to highlight here and elsewhere. 

Questions? Suggestions? Corrections?

Email Anthony at The Nonprofit Roundtable.