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July 10, 2015 / Ciara Myers, Editor

Friday roundup – July 6 through July 10, 2015

THIS WEEK IN RACIAL EQUITY/SOCIAL JUSTICE
Consumer Health Foundation (CHF) president and WRAG board member, Dr. Yanique Redwood, built upon a strong metaphor that was shared at the recent CHF annual meeting. (CHF, 7/6)

THIS WEEK IN HEALTH
Opinion: Brian Castrucci of the de Beaumont Foundation examined how the U.S. healthcare system tends to focus more on treatment over prevention. (HuffPo, 7/2)

Opinion: Paying People to Be Healthy Usually Works, if the Public Can Stomach It (NYT, 7/6)

THIS WEEK IN EDUCATION
– Data on student mobility in the District’s public schools shows that there are extraordinarily high rates of transient students, presenting a challenge for youth enrolled in DCPS. (WaPo, 7/4)

Poverty rates in every U.S. school district, in one map (WaPo, 7/8)

THIS WEEK IN PHILANTHROPY
Opinion: In Search of the Magic Formula for Philanthropy (Chronicle, 7/6)


WRAG EVENTS NEXT WEEK

Loudoun Philanthropy: Next steps for developing a strong social sector (Open to the community)
Tuesday, July 14  1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

CEO Coffee & Conversation: Bruce McNamer, new president & CEO of the Community Foundation for the National Capital Region (WRAG Member CEOs and CEO-equivalents only)
Wednesday, July 15  9:00 am – 10:30 am


Do you like going to the beach, but hate the sand? Try this one instead.

– Ciara

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