Friday roundup – December 14 through December 18, 2015
The Daily WRAG will return on Monday, January 4. We hope you enjoy the holiday season!
THIS WEEK AT WRAG
– WRAG president Tamara Lucas Copeland presented her fourth quarterly report to the community, and shared highlights on how WRAG stayed true to its mission of promoting increased, effective and responsible philanthropy to improve the health and vitality of the region and all who live here in 2015. (Daily, 12/14)
– Videos from WRAG’s 2015 Annual Meeting, “Philanthropy All In,” are now available! You can watch Dr. David Williams’s keynote speech on racism, followed by Holly Bass’s powerful performance piece; Jennifer Bradley’s presentation on the “metropolitan revolution,” followed by a panel of regional respondents; and WRAG president Tamara Lucas Copeland’s update to the membership.
THIS WEEK IN THE WORKFORCE
– Mayor names Busboys and Poets owner Andy Shallal to key jobs post (WaPo, 12/14)
THIS WEEK IN HIV/AIDS
– In the first part of their series on housing for D.C. residents living with HIV, Washington City Paper explored how housing resources for homeless, HIV-positive individuals can be scarce. (WCP, 12/14)
– Opinion: Why Are So Many Black Women Dying of AIDS? (NYT, 12/11)
THIS WEEK IN TRANSIT/EQUITY
– A new Census report looked at the demographics of Metro-accessible neighborhoods in the Greater Washington region and found that those who live near stations are more likely to be educated, young, and white. (WaPo, 12/17)
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