[D.C.] Holistic teen pregnancy prevention program to open to District students (Examiner, 11/7) – “The Carrera program is one D.C. agencies have tried for more than a decade to bring to the nation’s capital, according to Brenda Rhodes Miller, executive director of the D.C. Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy… The difference now is that the D.C. Children and Youth Investment Trust Corporation [a WG member] has partnered with the Children’s Aid Society and the Carrera group to chip in the necessary dollars to launch the program.”
Back in April, Dr. Michael Carrera addressed Washington Grantmakers’ Children, Youth, and Families Working Group about plans for Washington, D.C.
The ‘Philanthropy Project’ Launches With Unprecedented $10 Million Grant to Promote Generosity in America (wire, 11/5) – Filmanthropy!
Giving While Living: Billionaire Chuck Feeney (Express, 11/6)
[D.C.] Rhee To Hold Public Hearing On School Budget on Thurs., Nov 15, at 6 pm. (NBC4)
[Va.] “[T]he lion’s share of funding for the rebuilding of [Arlington’s Doorways Family Home] came from private non-profit organizations. [WG member] Freddie Mac Foundation gave Doorways a more than $500,000 grant for the project…” (Connection, 11/6)
Federal study cites fewer homeless (USAToday, 11/6) – “The number fell 12% to 155,623 in January 2006 from 175,914 in January 2005,” according to a HUD report.