Friday roundup – May 9 through May 13, 2016
THIS WEEK IN RACISM
– In a letter to the editor of the Chronicle of Philanthropy, WRAG president Tamara Lucas Copeland called on organizations to talk about racism, and reflected on how the topic of diversity is sometimes used to deflect deeper conversations about race and racism in society. (Chronicle, 5/12).
THIS WEEK IN YOUTH/DISTRICT
– DCAYA Senior Policy Analyst Joseph Gavrilovich discussed a possible path forward for afterschool and summer youth programming in D.C. in advance of the shuttering of the DC Trust. (DCFPI, 5/9)
THIS WEEK IN THE ARTS
– The D.C. Office of Planning recently announced a public art initiative called Crossingthe Street: Building DC’s Inclusive Future through Creative Placemaking, that will place 15 pop-up art projects throughout each of the District’s eight wards. (DCist, 5/5)
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