Grantmakers meet with new D.C. schools Chancellor (7/31) – Washington Grantmakers’ Public Education Working Group will work with Chancellor Rhee to align resources to maximize and expedite change in District schools.
Mental health services for chronically homeless men, starting this fall at the Franklin School Shelter in Northwest…”funded by a five-year, $2.2 million contract between the D.C. Department of Mental Health and Catholic Community Services.” (WaPo, 8/1)
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has awarded a five-year, $15 million grant to the University of Maryland School of Medicine’s Institute of Human Virology to pursue an HIV vaccine.
D.C. VOTING RIGHTS
“Senate Won’t Get D.C. Vote Bill Before Fall” (WaPo, 8/1)