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November 6, 2015 / Ciara Myers, Editor

Friday roundup – November 2 through November 6, 2015

THIS WEEK IN PUBLIC HEALTH
– Brian Castrucci of the de Beaumont Foundation shared four surprising things about the governmental public health workforce in his most recent blog post. (HuffPo, 10/29)

THIS WEEK IN PHILANTHROPY
– A recent study predicts an influx in philanthropic funding in the U.S. over the next 20 years that will reach $8 trillion thanks in part to baby boomers who are using their retirement years to give back  (NYT, 11/1)

THIS WEEK IN THE ARTS
– Arts funders and dance companies look toward increasing the diversity of their next generation of talent as they hope to grow the diversity of their audiences as well. (NYT, 10/30)

– A growing number of art collectors who wish to donate their artwork are turning to smaller nonprofits rather than museums. (WSJ, 11/1)

THIS WEEK IN TRANSPORTATION
– More and more options for adequate transportation in areas previously void of convenient transit are increasing accessibility for residents east of the Anacostia River. Some officials are hoping to further expand options for residents. (WAMU, 11/4)


 

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– Ciara

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