Study: Inadequate nonprofit resources to address needs of returning troops [News, 11.10]



Raymond

> Last call for Nov. 12! Washington Grantmakers Annual Meeting & Reception – featuring Susan Raymond, Ph.D.
> This week: Arabella Advisors “Election Insights” teleconference series for philanthropists
> Nov. 17: National Capital Philanthropy Day
> Now accepting applicants: Washington Post Award for Excellence in Nonprofit Management
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VETERANS
According to a new Community Foundation study, there are inadequate nonprofit resources in our region available to address needs of returning troops and military families. (wire, 11/10)

TROUBLED TEENS
“Talk that works” (BalSun, 11/9) – Multisystemic Therapy is a family-based intervention. “‘Maryland ought to have this in droves,’ said Bart Lubow, the director of programs for high-risk youth at the Annie E. Casey Foundation.

HEALTH
Current Economic Situation Prompts Increased Smoking, says American Legacy Foundation (wire, 11/10)

PHILANTHROPY
Despite sour economy, Gates Foundation plans to expand
(SeattleTimes, 11/10)

ARTS
A survey of a half-dozen arts organizations in the region yesterday found that most are feeling the impact of the economic downturn. (WaPo, 11/8 – Thanks Michael!)

DC VOTING RIGHTS
“Some don’t want to settle for just a House seat” (WaPo, 11/10)

DC SCHOOLS
Can Obama Help Rhee? (WaPo, 11/10)
D.C. college students waiting on overdue tuition grants (Examiner, 11/10)

HOUSING/HOMELESSNESS
Localities Firming Up Foreclosure Aid Plans (WaPo, 11/8)
Number of homeless students jumps across the Washington Metro area (Examiner, 11/10)

REGIONAL TRANSIT… could see more funds under Obama (WBJ, 11/7)