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START THE NEW YEAR WITH A CEO TABLE FOR TEN
Date: Jan 25, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Location: TBD in DC
Tables for Ten are an opportunity to participate in a confidential, candid 3-part series of peer discussions. Come together to swap best practices and problem solve.
Facilitator: Tonya Smallwood, CEO Family Matters of Greater Washington.
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work with the language minority community of Montgomery County to improve their health status through health services, health education, and disease prevention.
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NEW REPORT! The Foundation Center released "Foundation Funding for Hispanics/Latinos in the United States and Latin America," which documents trends in giving based on grants awarded by more than 1,000 of the largest US foundations, according to a press release. Separately, the Center's Bradford K. Smith's blog post stating that 60% of foundations do not accept unsolicited proposals was mentioned in The Nonprofit Quarterly.
The Aspen Institute has named the year's top community college as part of their College Excellence Program, according to the US News and World Report.
Carlyn Madden discussed how nonprofits are changing on
Ed Lazere commented on the city subsidy given to the Mandarin Hotel in
DC Vote was joined by the Occupy DC hunger protesters in a rally to protest the federal budget bill, which restricts DC from funding abortions for low-income women, according to a Washington Post photo gallery and article, the NBC Washington and The Huffington Post.
East River Family Strengthening Collaborative hosted their 15th Anniversary Awards Gala, giving awards to EFGSC founders and community members - including the Roundtable's own Eduardo Romero, who received a Spirit Award! - according to their website. More on Eduardo at "In Gratitude: for Eduardo."
FACETS' Amanda Andere wrote an opinion piece about the connection between hunger and homelessness in The Fairfax Times.
The Foster and Adoptive Parent Advocacy Center announced the release of a new jazz CD featuring Marilyn Egerton, the proceeds of which will benefit FAPAC - order your copy online.
Geppetto Catering was recognized for its support of many local nonprofits, including A Wider Circle and DC Central Kitchen, in Washington Life magazine.
Good Shepherd Housing and New Hope Housing received a visit from a local Kiwanis Club member, who delivered donations from the club to each organization, reports The Mount Vernon Gazette.
Goodwill of Greater Washington is one of several nonprofits being spotlighted by The Walmart Foundation, which is awarding $1.5 million over twelve days to nonprofits in all 50 states, according to a press release.
The Capital Area Food Bank's LynnBrantley and HandsOn Greater DC Cares' Curtis Cannon were recognized as a Champions of Change through President Obama's Winning the Future initiative; Brantley's piece on poverty and Cannon's piece innovation are both featured on The White House website. Cannon is also a graduate of the Roundtable's Future Executive Directors Fellowship Program, class of 2011-2012.
The Korean Community Service Center was featured on NBC Washington's 12 Days of Giving.
La Clinica del Pueblo's Catalina Sol was awarded the Linowes Leadership Award by The Community Foundation for the National Capital Area, according to a press release. In other news, a La Clinica volunteer who gained asylum in the US as a transgender woman was profiled in The Washington Post.
The Living Classrooms Foundation hosted the unveiling of the "Healthy Harbor" plan in Baltimore, according to The Baltimore Sun.
Northern Virginia Community College's Holly Frost was recognized with a Governor's Award by Virginia EMS councils, according to The Examiner.
Reston Interfaith recently partnered with the German Armed Forces Command for the command's Christkindl Market, reports Reston Patch.
The Sasha Bruce Youthwork annual fundraiser was featured in The Washingtonian. Separately, a Sasha Bruce benefit concert by former shelter resident ELEW was featured in The Georgetown Dish. And Sasha Bruce's Jasmine Williams commented on the importance of Plan B, the morning after pill, for teens who may be pregnant in The Washington Post.
Shelter House is partnering with several Falls Church restaurants for a toy drive, reports The Falls Church News-Press.
United Communities Ministries exceeded its goal for walker registrations for the Fannie Mae Help the Homeless Walk-a-thon, according to The Mount Vernon Gazette.
Unity Health Care is celebrated the re-birth of its Upper Cardozo Health Center, according to a press release.
Venture Philanthropy Partners' Mario Morino was interviewed about nonprofit leadership on Harvard Business School's Working Knowledge blog.
The Washington Area Women's Foundation's Nicky Goren commented on awarding more than $200k in grants to area nonprofits, saying "Our grants to these outstanding organizations represent an investment in the potential of every woman and girl in our community" on WUSA9.
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January 12: The Consumer Health Foundation holds its Annual Meeting on "Connecting Communities: Advancing Regional Solutions for Health Equity" featuring Angela Glover Blackwell of PolicyLink.
January 17-20: The Center for Leadership Innovation presents the 2012 National Summit in New Orleans.
January 20: Join Nathan Monell, the Executive Director at National Community and Education Partnerships, for Leadership Arlington's three-part series, "The Myths and Realities of Nonprofit Human Resources."
January 24: Join hosts Association TRENDS, Tate & Tryon, and West, Lane & Schlager Realty Advisors for the CFO of the Year Luncheon, honoring the contributions of exceptional financial executives.
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