– WaPo editorial: “Helping 9/11’s Survivors – A local charity’s intelligent response to trauma” (5/12) – The Community Foundation “modeled its program after one adopted to aid those affected by the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing… It enlisted Northern Virginia Family Service, a nongovernmental organization specializing in social work, to carry out its case management approach to helping survivors.”
– Nation’s First Ph.D.s in Philanthropic Studies to Graduate From IU (wire, 5/9)
– New CEO at Gates Foundation (WaPo, 5/13)
– Opening of 108 New Affordable Rental Apartments in Arlington (wire, 5/9) – “AHC’s Resident Services program serves 1,800 residents annually through six community centers in Arlington… [WG member] Freddie Mac Foundation is the largest sponsor of Resident Services.”
“Unless federal money comes through this summer, the community clinic for Prince William’s working poor will close.” (InsideNova, 5/11) WG member Northern Virginia Health Foundation recently gave the clinic $150,000.
D.C.’s Northeast Performing Arts Group struggles to pay the bills (District Chronicles, 5/11). The nonprofit serves children ages 3 to 18.
– At Hearing, Youths Express Fear of Violence, Call for More Programs (WaPo, 5/11)
– Profile: Youth Leadership Greater Washington (WaPo, 5/13)
– Washington Area Bicyclist Association expects record turnout for Bike-to-Work Week (WaTimes, 5/13)