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March 20, 2015 / Ciara Myers, Editor

Friday roundup – March 16 through March 20, 2015

THIS WEEK IN PHILANTHROPY
– The Community Foundation for the National Capital Region shared why they’re excited to “get on the map” and use the interactive tool that allows them to share their grants data with colleagues. (Daily, 3/16)

– WRAG philanthropy fellow Shira Broms provided highlights from each panelist at the year’s first Corporate Philanthropy Affinity Group. (Daily, 3/17)

THIS WEEK IN AFFORDABLE HOUSING
Opinion: An affordable housing crisis with no end in sight (WaPo, 3/19)

THIS WEEK IN FOOD
– Washington Regional Food Funders consultant Lindsay Smith explored the urgent need for funders to support emergency food service providers in the region. (Daily, 3/18)

THIS WEEK IN HOMELESSNESS
–  D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser, Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker III, and Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett, signed a first-of-its kind joint agreement to develop a strategy to end homelessness across jurisdictions. This comes after Mayor Bowser released a detailed plan to end chronic homelessness in the District over the next five years. (WaPo, 3/17 and 3/16))

THIS WEEK IN THE ECONOMY
How Much (Or Little) The Middle Class Makes, in 30 U.S. Cities (NPR, 3/19)


WRAG EVENTS NEXT WEEK
CEO Coffee & Conversation: The 2030 Group’s Bob Buchanan (WRAG member CEOs and CEO-equivalents only)
Wednesday, March 25, 2015   9:00 AM – 10:30 AM

Funders’ Roundtable of Montgomery County: Investing in Our Neighbors with Special Needs from Cradle to Career (The Funders’ Roundtable is a networking group exclusively for donors, foundations, and companies interested in giving in Montgomery County, MD.)
Thursday, March 26, 2015  12:00 PM – 2:00 PM


Today is the International Day of Happiness! Can you watch this video without smiling

– Ciara

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