From: Nonprofit Roundtable

Date: August 22, 2011 

Re: CEO Sanctuary | Remembering Saúl Solórzano | Data Rich Reports | The Future Fund | Welcome Shana Payne and Harvey Tillipman 

In This Issue
WELCOME SHANA & HARVEY
EVENTS & OPPORTUNITIES
5 SIGNS OF LEADERSHIP
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

WELCOME SHANA PAYNE & HARVEY TILLIPMAN
College Summit National Capital Region's Shana Payne became Acting Executive Director as Donna Fleming becomes Managing Director for Regional Operations at College Summit-National's team. Shana was in the Roundtable's 2009 Roundtable Future Fellowship program. 

CrisisLink named Harvey Tillipman interim executive director, according to The Washington Post.



The Campagna Center's new CEO, Tammy Mann, was featured in the Old Town Alexandria Patch.

 EVENTS  & OPPORTUNITIES   

Nonprofit Energy Alliance LogoTODAY! AUG 22 12 NOON Webinar: 
In 30 minutes, find out how your DC or MD nonprofit can 
save on energy costs and be environmentally friendly by participating in a webinar hosted by the Nonprofit Energy Alliance
Click here to register.   


AUG 25: Public Private Partnership Conference  

 A comprehensive day of workshops and networking; break out sessions for all levels in board governance, program evaluation, grants management, fundraising, financial management and volunteer engagement. Over 250 registered.  Register Online; See Conference Agenda

  

 

OCT 4: INVITATION TO CEO SANCTUARY   

This Fall, the Roundtable partners with The Leadership Sanctuary to offer a year-long program for same 12 CEOs who will meet once a month for three hours (2-5pm) for facilitated peer-to-peer engagement.   Meetings will be held at the Meyer Foundation in D.C.; learn a bit more online; email Eduardo if you are interested in participating.  This will be a cohort of Roundtable Members and the fee will be waived.

  

 

OCT 25:  SAVE THE DATE for our morning CEO/BOARD CHAIR SUMMIT.  More information coming soon ...

 

    

CHECK OUT our Opportunities & Deadlines page - including deadlines for Taproot Foundation and WBJ's 40 Under 40.

 

 5 SIGNS OF LEADERS & LEADERSHIP + 2 REPORTS 

  

# 1). CARECEN's Saúl Solórzano Magaña passed away unexpectedly.  He was a leader in the immigrant community and beyond, and a candidate for DC Council earlier this year. LAYC's Lori Kaplan said, "CARECEN is the most important anchor organization in our region for Central Americas ..." See: CARECEN's press release, the Washington Hispanic, El Tiempo Latino, NCLR, and Washington Post.  

 


# 2). The Connection newspapers published a special edition on Homelessness in Virginia (see the 14pp pdf here) which featured several Members including:    

  

# 3). Metro Teen AIDS' Adam Tenner was selected as a "Champion of Change" honoree by the White House's Fatherhood Initiative. Earlier: listen to Adams' commentary 'We Can't Lose Focus on HIV/AIDS' on WAMU 88.5FM.


  

# 4). Whitman Walker Health

and Don Blanchon

were profiled in

POZ  as one of the "new models that point the way to a place of improved care for more people living with HIV" in a changing-and fiscally challenged-landscape. Separately, they were named a Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality
in the Healthcare Equality Index 2011 report.

 

  

# 5). CASA of Maryland and Gustavo Torres were featured on the Washington Post magazine cover - as well as a photo gallery. Both Gustavo and the Post reporter David Montgomery were then interviewed on National Public Radio with Michel Martin.  "Our vision is to ensure that we empower our Latino and immigrant community in the Washington metro area. We believe that it's very important to provide high quality services to our community."

 

   

TWO DATA RICH REPORTS! 
The Annie E. Casey Foundation released their 2011 Kids Count report It is data-rich with sections on:  
The Foundation's CEO Patrick McCarthy had a sobering and fascinating interview on PBS' Newshour.  Sobering: over 31M kids living at or below poverty in the USA.  Fascinating: Patrick did a remarkable job responding to questions about whether the country can afford to invest in kids. (His answers were a model when talking about impact.)

The Corporation for National and Community Service released their 2011 "Volunteering in America" report with statistics for the District, Maryland, and Virginia on their website

 MEMBERS IN THE NEWS 

Our Twitter Member feed has the latest news on members. 

   

The Arlington Community Foundation's partnership with Friends of the Arlington Planetarium was featured in The Sun Gazette.

The Audubon Naturalist Society, through their participation in Conservation Montgomery, is helping to draft a bill to protect or re-plant trees on building sites for single family homes, according to their newsletter.    

CASA de Maryland announced a partnership with Community Clinic Inc to address healthcare needs in Langley Park, according to the Washington Hispanic and a press release.  Separately, CASA's Kim Propeack commented on an operation that sold $1.6 million in fake immigration papers to Maryland immigrants in The Baltimore Sun
Casey Trees' new rebate program was featured in the Washington Post. It includes any one of 27 species.

The Child and Family Network Centers' need for donations was featured in The Alexandria Gazette Packet.  In other news, they are partnering with the Dream Dog Foundation to with Alexandria students, according to a press release.
The Community Foundation for the National Capital Region which found that military families in the area were often unclear about available services was mentioned in Gaithersburg Patch.

The Community Foundation for NorthernVirginia's exciting new Future Fund, a giving circle for young professionals, is making headlines with a feature in The Washington Post and Fairfax Woman Magazine, as well as a YouTube video and a spotlight on The Compass Group website

The DC Fiscal Policy Institute's report that DC's savings will be larger than 43 states by the end of the year was mentioned in The DCist.  Separately, DCFPI's Ed Lazere and Elissa Silverman's column "The Numbers" asks Will DC Residents live better with jobs from Wal-Mart? 

Emmaus Services for the Aging was named a Friday's Hero by WUSA9.

'Fannie Mae's Help the Homeless Walk' will be on Nov 19 dozens of Roundtable Members are their partners.  After this year, they will be focusing more on their mini-walks rather than convening the larger one on The Mall, according to reports in The Huffington Post.  Patch reports on nonprofits in Virginia, including Carpenters Shelter and New Housing, putting together a Sept 10 mini-walk.  "Last year, 14,000 walkers on the Mall helped raise $6.5 million before expenses for Washington area nonprofits."   

Friends of Guest House's Kari Galloway said that four women in her program this year have reported being shackled to hospital beds while in labor, according to The Crime Report.    

Goodwill of Greater Washington's Brendan Hurley was named the 2011 National Nonprofit Marketer of the Year by the American Marketing Association, according to the Washington Business Journal and a press releaseCheck out Brendan's blog and this video interview.

The  Healthy Families/Thriving Communities Collaborative Council's June Annual Meeting and Public Forum is now available on DC Office of Cable Television - it features their 2010 Scorecard as well as DC Deputy Mayor Beatriz "BB" Otero.

IMPACT Silver Spring is partnering with Montgomery County Council member Nancy Navarro to create "youth cafes," or informal places for teens to socialize and hang out, reports Greater Greater Washington.

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation announced the recipients of its Class of 2011 Undergraduate Transfer Scholarships, according to a press release.

Junior Achievement of Greater Washington's newsletter featured the opening of a new JAGW office in Montgomery County, as well as Steve Case's keynote speech at JA's North American Student Company of the Year Competition (photos on Facebook).  Separately: check out their Silver Spring students featured in a JA National YouTube video.  

The Latin American Youth Center's Rohjanae Mathis, a high school senior, and Youth Voices offered an oped on about how she learned to embrace her natural beauty, and in turn gain a new found freedom, on WAMU 88.5FM.

Mary's Center and the Latin American Youth Center were highlighted as NBC Universal Foundation grantees in El Tiempo Latino.

The Latino Economic Development Corporation's Manny Hidalgo discussed small business redevelopment priorities in Wheaton Patch.

Loudoun Cares' Andy Johnston and Loudoun Interfaith Relief's Bobbie Inman were featuerd in Loudoun Business A1 story: "As Needs Climb, Businesses Pitch In: What Loudoun Nonprofits Are Doing to Survive."

Planned Parenthood of Metropolitan Washington's Muriel Thompson said that Maryland's move to regulate abortion clinics "could open the door for opponents of abortion to seek an outright ban" in The Gazette.

Public Allies celebrated its Relaunch class with a Class of 2011 Induction Ceremony, according to their newsletter


The Quality Trust's impact over 10 years was featured in Bisnow, a press release, and a slideshow presentation in the Washington Post.

Sasha Bruce Youthwork is again partnering with the Virgin Mobile FreeFest - volunteers who help paint a mural at the nonprofit can earn a ticket to the music festival, reports Pollstar.  In other news, SBY is sponsoring the ribbon-cutting ceremony for a new barber training school in Northeast DC, according to The Washington Informer.

Tenants and Workers United's Community Organizing for Education and Democracy Scholars have college scholarships, according to El Tiempo Latino (here is some additional background). Their work with high schoolers at TC Williams to set up an 'international lounge' was highlighted in Alexandria News.

Unity Health Care's Vincent Keane and Whitman-Walker Health's Don Blanchon expressed concern that  they would have to should some of the costs for HIV testing services after the DC government's funding streatm ran dry two months early, according to the Washington Business Journal.  
Separately, UHC celebrated a "Topping Out" Event at their Anacostia Health Center attended by the Mayor and several DC Council Members.


 
More events available online.

September 15: Join the DC Employment Justice Center in celebrating 11 years of successful advocacy on behalf of working people at their Labor Day Breakfast, at 8am at the Mayflower Renaissance Hotel.  
September 21: Join the DC Children's Law Center as they celebrate their 15th Anniversary with the 10th Annual Helping Children Soar Benefit at the Kennedy Center Roof Terrace Restaurant.

September 22: WEAVE presents its 15th Anniversary Gala at the US Chamber of Commerce. 

Send us your events for us to highlight here and elsewhere.  
 

 Questions? Suggestions? Corrections?

Email Eduardo at the Nonprofit Roundtable.