D.C. budget cuts fall disproportionately on programs low-income residents [News, 11.19]


BUDGETS/ECONOMY
Budget Cuts Adopted by the DC Council Fall Disproportionately On Programs for Low-Income Residents (DCFPI, 11/17) – and “while the cuts were intended to target new initiatives, there are several cases in which they will result in reductions of existing services and benefits.”

SOCIAL PROFIT PROFILES:
A Half-Century Later, Woodley House Still at the Cutting Edge (WaPo, 11/19)
Through the Kitchen Door (WaTimes, 11/19) – “Nonprofit teaches culinary skills”

DC SCHOOL REFORM
Rhee to present 79-page “action plan” to D.C. Council tomorrow (WaPo, 11/19) – Here’s the plan.

FORECLOSURES
Fairfax County expands anti-foreclosure program with $2.8 million federal infusion (Examiner, 11/18)

AFFORDABLE HOUSING
Pr. William Board Wants To Help Provide Loans (WaPo, 11/19)

CHILD WELFARE
D.C. Reduces Backlog of Child Abuse, Neglect Cases (WaPo, 11/19)
Sex Trafficking of Children is Local, Non-Profits Say (WAMU, 11/19)

WORKFORCE
Maryland, Virginia rank high as ‘New Economy’ states (WBJ, 11/18)