[News 9/25] It’s College Awareness Week in D.C.


The “Double the Numbers” Coalition seeks to double the numbers of D.C. students who graduate from high school and college on time. A two-day college fair begins Thursday morning at the D.C. Armory (WaPo, 9/25 – scroll down) 

HEALTH
Tonight: A Forum on Mandatory HPV Vaccination in the Washington Region (.pdf), co-sponsored by WG member Washington Area Women’s Foundation. “For parents who still aren’t certain about vaccinating their 10- to 13- year-old daughters against HPV, this evening’s free educational forum at the Reeves Center… should provide some answers.” (WaTimes, 9/25)

PHILANTHROPY
MacArthur Foundation Gives Out ‘Genius Awards’ (NYTimes, 9/25) 

COMMUNITIES
NLC and LISC Announce Partnership to Support America’s Neighborhoods (Wire, 9/24)

It’s Hispanic Heritage Week, brought to you by FiestaDC, a regional coalition of more that 50 nonprofits and corporate/community/private sector leaders. (WaPo, 9/25)