Pursuit of the Dream: Cars and Jobs in America [News, 2/25]


“Pursuit of the Dream: Cars & Jobs in America,” a new, 22-min. documentary from the Annie E. Casey Foundation [WG member], “examines the role that access to affordable, reliable transportation plays in building the economic success of low-income families and their communities.” ( see clip | free copy) (wire, 2/25)

The J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott Foundation [WG member] invests $500,000 in The Center for Association Leadership’s social responsibility initiative (wire, 2/22)

NONPROFITS IN THE MEDIA
Nonprofit claims that faulty media coverage cost them hundreds of thousands of dollars in donations. In her response, the Post ombudsman notes: “[N]onprofit organizations deserve more coverage. They play a huge role in this country and the region…” (WaPo, 2/24) It’s true!

HEALTH
New Bailout Proposed for Pr. George’s Hospital System (WaPo, 2/23)

ENVIRONMENT
On greening your office building and LEED standards… (WaPo, 2/25)

MISSION-RELATED INVESTING
Cambridge Associates forms Mission Investing Group, partnering with the Annie E. Casey Foundation and others (wire, 2/25)