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October 2, 2015 / Ciara Myers, Editor

Friday roundup – September 28 through October 2, 2015

THIS WEEK AT WRAG
– WRAG president Tamara Copeland presented her third quarter report to the community where she discussed how WRAG is working to address some of the most entrenched issues in our region. (Daily, 9/30)

THIS WEEK IN EDUCATION/YOUTH
– D.C. Council member Kenyan McDuffie proposed an unconventional approach to curbing violence in the city – offering job training, mentoring and cash stipends to at-risk youth. (WAMU, 9/29)

–  Why wealthy Loudoun County does not have universal full-day kindergarten (WaPo, 9/29)

THIS WEEK IN THE ARTS/HUMANITIES
 D.C.’s secret export: theater (WaPo, 9/24)

– This week, the country celebrated the 50th anniversary of President Johnson’s signing of the National Foundation on the Arts and Humanities Act of 1965, which created both the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities. (WAMU, 9/28)

THIS WEEK IN HOUSING 
In their Matters@Hand thought-leadership series sponsored by Enterprise Community Partners, HAND explored some of the most innovative affordable housing policies from around the country. (Helping Hands Blog, 6/1)


Community Calendar
WRAG will be testing out a new feature on the blog each Friday  – the WRAG Community Calendar. Tell us about your upcoming event, and we will share it through the calendar below. To have your event included on the calendar, please send basic information including event title, date/time, location, a brief description of the event, and a link to further details to: myers@washingtongrantmakers.org.


Can you recognize these cities based solely on their aerial views? 

– Ciara

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