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January 18, 2017 / Kendra Allen, Editor

ACA repeal would cost Maryland $2 billion

HEALTH | A new Department of Legislative Services report finds that repealing or revising the Affordable Care Act in Maryland would cost the state $2 billion in fiscal year 2018. This report comes a few days before the new administration, which stated their first priority would be replacing the Affordable Care Act, will be sworn in. (WBJ, 1/18)

Here are some of the potential effects of repeal-replace plans:

If enhanced federal funding is repealed, Maryland must decide whether to maintain and how to fund Medicaid expansion. The net cost to Maryland would be $1.27 billion in fiscal 2018, rising to $1.50 billion in fiscal 2022.

Loss of an enhanced matching rate for the Maryland Children’s Health Program would increase general fund spending by an estimated $68.0 million in fiscal 2018, $72.8 million in fiscal 2019, and $19.5 million in fiscal 2020.

AFFORDABLE HOUSING
– WRAG and the Enterprise Community Loan Fund are proud to announce we have raised $11 million through the Our Region, Your Investment initiative to prevent the displacement of more than 280 families and individuals. (Enterprise Blog, 1/12)

Related: Learn more about Our Region, Your Investment and how you or your organization can get involved.

– A new analysis found that Loudon County is facing a major housing shortage. (Loudoun Tribune, 1/3)

HUMAN RIGHTS
Column: An Alexandria neighborhood is planning ways to deal with a white nationalist neighbor. (WaPo, 1/18)

– A D.C. Councilmember would like to create a Muslim liaison unit within the Metropolitan Police Department. (Dcist, 1/17)

RACIAL EQUITY
– Michael Smith, Senior Director of Cabinet Affairs for President Obama’s initiative My Brother’s Keeper, discusses the program and its sustainability though the new administration. (Chronicle, 1/13 – subscription required)

– How Mass Incarceration Pushes Black Children Further Behind in School (Atlantic, 1/16)

PHILANTHROPY | Sheila Herrling, Senior Vice President of Social Innovation for Case Foundation, lists the reasons why women are a driving force in social good. (Case Foundation, 1/12)

NONPROFIT | D.C. Policy Center, a new business-minded policy center, to launch in D.C. at the end of February (WCP, 1/18)


Social Sector Job Openings

Nonprofit Project Accountant | Arabella Advisors – New!
Human Resources Manager | Arabella Advisors – New!
Program Officer, Early Care and Education | Washington Area Women’s Foundation – New!
Program Management Specialist | Do Good Institute, University of Maryland – New!
Manager, Gannett Foundation | Gannett Foundation – New!
Executive Assistant to the President (P/T) | ABFE – A Philanthropic Partnership for Black Communities – New!
Vice President of Membership and Development | ABFE – A Philanthropic Partnership for Black Communities – New!
Program Associate | ABFE – A Philanthropic Partnership for Black Communities – New!
Administrative Associate | Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers
Associate Director, Policy & Communications | Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers 
Administrative Associate
| Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers 
Manager, Operations & Programming
| Walker’s Legacy Foundation
Senior Associate, Engagement – Mid-Atlantic and Retail and Direct Bank markets
| Capital One
Executive Director
| Philanthropy Network Greater Philadelphia
Grants Coordinator
| La Clinica del Pueblo

Hiring? Post your job on WRAG’s job board and get it included in the Daily! Free for members; $60/60 days for non-members. Details here.


Community Calendar
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Have you seen this mini art around the area?

-Kendra

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