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From: The Nonprofit Roundtable of Greater Washington
Date: January 12, 2011
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  • Jan 13: Development Table for Ten - a panel discussion with Deloitte's Emily Rothberg, Community Foundation for the National Capital Region's Bomani Johnson, SARC Consulting's Julia Baer-Cooper, and the Roundtable's Chuck Bean.
  • Jan 19: Advocacy Day In Richmond  Nonprofit NoVA bus leaves at 8am
  • Feb 1: New CEO Table for Ten - this same group of 10 CEOs will meet again in March and in April.  Member Facilitator: Dennis Manning
  • Feb 15: Leveraging Technology to Save Money - with NPower and a panel of your peers (Volunteers of America, Greater DC Cares, Bethany House)  
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IMPACT Silver Spring recently announced a new 'strategic leadership structure' naming Ronnie Galvin as Executive Director. Congratulations! Ronnie is a 2011 Future Executive Directors Fellow; Frankie Blackburn assumes a new role as Senior Strategic Advisor. 

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Advocates for Justice and Education's Kim Jones commented on official estimates of the number of privately placed special needs students in The Washington Post.

REPORT! The American Red Cross issued a one-year report on relief and recovery in Haiti, according to a press release.  You can download "Haiti One Year Later" on the Red Cross's website.  

Arthritis Foundation recommendations to improve sciatica pain were featured in Business Week.

The Audubon Naturalist Society was mentioned as a great way to get involved with local environmental issues in The Fairfax Connection.  Separately, ANS' Diane Cameron commented on the dangers that sediment runoff from construction sites poses to streams and rivers in The Gazette.

Brainfood's work to connect youth to healthy food and culinary knowledge is part of a local chef's New Year's resolution, according to The Washington Post.

Capital Area Food Bank received a more than $140,000 donation from Giant Food, according to a press release.

The Community Foundation for the National Capital Region's Board Chair David Bradt urged the business community to make an immediate and sustained investment in our region's safety-net, in an op-ed in the Washington Post's Capital Business.

DC Appleseed's Walter Smith discussed DC voting rights and concerns about lead in DC's drinking water with TBD - watch the interview online.

The DC Children and Youth Investment Trust Corp announced a funding opportunity for organizations offering high quality summer programs on their website.

The DC Fiscal Policy Institute's Jenny Reed discussed problems with the DC Council rules in The Washington Post.

DC Vote's Ilir Zherka criticized Congress's act to revoke DC's vote in the Committee of the Whole House in a press release, as well as in The Washington Post.  Separately, DC Vote's protest of the move was mentioned on Fox 5.

Deloitte released a documentary film series showcasing the power of skills-based volunteerism, according to a press release.

The Employment Justice Center submitted testimony in support of the DC Council's "ban the box" legislation, which bans the box on job applications asking whether the applicant has a criminal history, and has recommended changes to the bill, according to their newsletter (no link).

For Love of Children recently sponsored a children's book festival, according to The Arlington Connection.

Friends of Fort Dupont Ice Arena's Kids on Ice program was profiled in The Washington Examiner.

One eight-year-old member of the Girl Scout Council of the Nation's Capital sold more than 1,100 boxes of Girl Scout cookies last year and intends to sell at least 2,000 this year, reports Patch.

Headline of the Week: 'Good Shepherd Housing Employee Retires to Fanfare' - in Patch.

The Greater Washington Board of Trade's recent report "Moving Metro Forward," recommending that the new General Manager of Metro function more like a CEO, was cited on WTOP.

Junior Achievement of the National Capital Area's partnership with Capital One and Fairfax County Public Schools that created the financial literacy facility Finance Park was featured in The Fairfax Times.

Latin American Youth Center was included in an article profiling the Trawick Foundation in The Gazette.

The Meyer Foundation's Rick Moyers blogs about 'Helping Boards and Executives Understand Strategy' in the Chronicle of Philanthropy.

The Salvation Army of the National Capital Area's severely reduced donations from this holiday season were discussed in the Washington Post and in InsideNoVa.  "The Salvation Army's National Capital Area Command serves the Washington region, helping 83,000 people in 2009."

SMYAL and Whitman-Walker Clinic were featured as great places to invest your volunteer hours in a cover article on volunteerism in Metro Weekly.

Tahirih Justice Center estimates that mail order marriages more than doubled between 1999 and 2007, according to Business Week.

United Community Ministries and United Way of the National Capital Area have partnered to provide free health screenings in
Alexandria, according to a press release.

Venture Philanthropy Partners' Carol Thompson Cole affirms "pushing back on measuring scale exclusively through outputs and instead encouraging an expanded definition of scale based on an ultimate increase in effectiveness and outcomes," in her monthly column.

Volunteers of America Chesapeake's residential program for the homeless was mentioned in TBD.

A Washington Legal Clinic for the Homeless volunteer lawyer was featured in The National Law Journal.

The Whitman-Walker Clinic's "red carpet" program for people who think they may have been exposed to HIV was mentioned in The Huffington Post.


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More events available online.

Jan 10-30: Critical Exposure will exhibit student work as part of Martin Luther King, Jr. Week, through January 30 at 901 G. St. NW.

Jan 12: The Young Nonprofit Professionals Network of DC (YNPNdc) presents Networking 101 from 6:15-8:30PM. Workshop includes networking reception.
Jan 12-14: The Salvation Army hosts its Share the Warmth Coat Drive and Distribution for Washington, DC residents.
Jan 26: Women Empowered Against Violence (WEAVE) hosts their Volunteer Night-Thank A Thon from 5:30-8:30PM.

Jan 30: United Community Ministries' Friends of UCM hosts The Capital Steps, an evening of comedy for a cause.  Learn more on their website.

Feb 7: Young Playwrights' Theater presents Woodlawn, a new play created collaboritvely with residents and organizations throughout Ward 7 in DC.

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

Send your questions, comments or ideas to

Chuck Bean
Executive Director