DC Council to nonprofits: No more grants in consecutive years [News, 1.6]


New rule to prohibit nonprofits, starting in fiscal 2011, from garnering grants from the city in consecutive years (Examiner, 1/6). Seems pretty arbitrary, don’t you think?

PHILANTHROPY
Opinion:
How Obama can partner with philanthropy (SFChronicle, 1/6) – “the new administration will want to preserve the independence of its partners in social change…”

PEOPLE
People to Watch: Carol Thompson Cole (WBJ, 1/2)

JUVENILE JUSTICE/YOUTH DEVELOPMENT
Teen Offenders Spared the Rod (WaPo, 12/30) – overview of Vincent Schiraldi’s reform effort at DC’s Dept of Youth Rehabilitation Services
D.C. Youths Are Jailed Across the U.S., Making Family Connections Difficult (WaPo, 12/27)

DC VOTE
Optimistic Push for D.C. Vote In House (WaPo, 1/6)

ENVIRONMENT
Chesapeake Bay Foundation, is, in effect, suing the EPA for breach of contract (WaPo, 1/6)

DC SCHOOL REFORM
DC Council Chairman Gray Vincent pushes for a “publicly financed and independent evaluation” of school reforms under Chancellor Rhee. (WaPo, 1/6)