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July 2019 - News from Catalogue Nonprofits


Shutting the Door on Asylum Seekers
Wed Jul 17 2019, The New York Times
featuring Tahirih Justice Center
 
Tahirih Chief of Policy speaks to policies that shut the door on immigrant families and unaccompanied children seeking asylum in the U.S.


June 2019 - News from Catalogue Nonprofits


Amid Immigration Crackdown, Undocumented Abuse Victims Hesitate to Come Forward
Sun Jun 30 2019, The Washington Post
featuring Tahirih Justice Center
 
Immigrant survivors of gender-based violence are increasingly reluctant to seek help from law enforcement due to a climate of fear.


States Across the Country Take Action to Save Child Brides
Mon Jun 24 2019, NBC News
featuring Tahirih Justice Center
 
Courageous survivors of child marriage advocate for states to strengthen protections for vulnerable young women and girls.


Britepaths Named Nonprofit of the Year
Thu Jun 20 2019, Fairfax Connection
featuring Britepaths (formerly Our Daily Bread)
 
The Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce named Britepaths Non-Profit of the Year at its Greater Washington Good Business Awards on June 7.


May 2019 - News from Catalogue Nonprofits


Britepaths Raises $86,000 at Artful Living Gala
Sat May 11 2019, Fairfax Connection
featuring Britepaths (formerly Our Daily Bread)
 
Supporters celebrated art, community and Britepaths' 35th anniversary at Artful Living on May 2.


March 2019 - News from Catalogue Nonprofits


We Want to Go Far, Serve More People
Wed Mar 20 2019, Fairfax Connection
featuring Britepaths (formerly Our Daily Bread)
 
A Connection reporter covered Britepaths' volunteer and supporter appreciation event on February 28, and wrote a feature article.


Regional Science Center to bring new opportunities to northern Virginia
Fri Mar 8 2019, Fairfax County Times
featuring Children's Science Center
 
The vision for a world-class interactive science center in Northern Virginia took a giant leap forward when the General Assembly...


Celebrating 35 Years of Helping Families Thrive
Fri Mar 1 2019, Fairfax Woman Magazine
featuring Britepaths (formerly Our Daily Bread)
 
In honor of Britepaths' 35th anniversary, its leadership team is featured in the cover story of Fairfax Woman's March-April 2019 issue.


February 2019 - News from Catalogue Nonprofits


"This Drive Will Help Us Restock" in Fairfax
Fri Feb 22 2019, Fairfax Connection
featuring Britepaths (formerly Our Daily Bread)
 
Britepaths' Feb. 16 Stuff the Bus Food Drive was featured as the cover story in the Feb. 22 issue of Fairfax Connection.


January 2019 - News from Catalogue Nonprofits


Furloughed workers struggle to make ends meet; local organizations step up
Mon Jan 14 2019, ABC7 NEWS, WJLA
featuring Adventist Community Services of Greater Washington
 
ACSGW begin holding PopUp Food Pantries for Government furloughed employees in December 2018


Catalogue for Philanthropy Expands Resources to All Nonprofits With Online Learning Commons
Mon Jan 7 2019, Catalogue for Philanthropy
featuring Catalogue for Philanthropy: Greater Washington
 
The Catalogue is launching the online Learning Commons to further its belief in the power of nonprofits and the need to invest in effective and efficient management in order to increase their impact.


November 2018 - News from Catalogue Nonprofits


Military Families Face Unique Education Challenges
Mon Nov 26 2018, Medium
featuring ThanksUSA
 
Twelve years ago Col. Lanier Ward became the inspiration for two young neighbor girls, Rachel and Kelsi Okun, who co-founded ThanksUSA.


A Guatemalan Mother Could Lose Her Daughter, Because She’s an American
Fri Nov 23 2018, The New York Times
featuring Tahirih Justice Center
 
Tahirih client Vilma Viviana Carrillo Carrillo, a mother from Guatemala, was detained and separated from her U.S. citizen child.


Common Threads Host Its First D.C. Female Chef Takeover
Wed Nov 21 2018, The Hungry Lobbyist
featuring Common Threads
 
On Tuesday, November 13, Common Threads held its first D.C. Chef Takeover dinner at the old Naval Hospital, Hill Center DC.


McLean Project for the Arts to Open New Exhibition
Fri Nov 9 2018, InsideNOVA
featuring McLean Project for the Arts
 
McLean Project for the Arts opened “From Here to Elsewhere: Kindled by Things” on Thursday, Nov. 15 at 1446 Chain Bridge Road, McLean.


October 2018 - News from Catalogue Nonprofits


Museum helps kids learn skills to ‘Invent the Future’
Tue Oct 30 2018, Washington Post KidsPost
featuring KID Museum
 
Middle school kids develop inventions designed to answer the question: What will you make to protect the planet?


For African-American minority, pregnancy is risky
Sat Oct 27 2018, The Strait Times
featuring Mamatoto Village
 
The United States is in the grip of a maternal-health crisis and the capital, Washington DC, serves as a microcosm of the problem nationwide


A Career Road Map for First-Generation Professionals
Thu Oct 25 2018, U.S News & World Report
featuring Future Link
 
First-generation Future Link students highlight how the organization's support, networks, & mentors impact their career trajectory.


Mika and Katty discuss Know Your Value in DC
Fri Oct 12 2018, "Morning Joe" MSNBC
featuring Sixth & I Historic Synagogue
 


Bad Santa: Pentagon releases report on sexual harassment at Navy's boozy Christmas bash
Fri Oct 12 2018, USA Today
featuring Protect Our Defenders
 
The Navy’s top officer was rebuked over mishandling of a case involving misconduct of an aide at a boozy party...


Indigenous Peoples’ Day: Rethinking American History
Sun Oct 7 2018, Smithsonian Magazine Online
featuring Teaching for Change
 
This September the museum and Teaching for Change hosted an Indigenous People’s Indigenous People’s Curriculum Day and Teach-In.


September 2018 - News from Catalogue Nonprofits


RIDE FOR PEACE
Sun Sep 30 2018, WUSA9
featuring One Common Unity
 
Dozens of young people gathered on the National Mall to ride bikes in the annual Peace Ride.


A Better Way to Teach the Civil Rights Movement
Wed Sep 19 2018, Edutopia
featuring Teaching for Change
 
Broudo recently joined more than two dozen middle and high school teachers at Duke University for a three-week summer institute.


August 2018 - News from Catalogue Nonprofits


In the galleries: Even when extravagance is the theme, less can be more
Fri Aug 10 2018, The Washington Post
featuring McLean Project for the Arts
 


July 2018 - News from Catalogue Nonprofits


Teaching about Central American immigration
Mon Jul 23 2018, Al Dia
featuring Teaching for Change
 
Teaching for Change created a lesson plan to use the real-life stories of young people who have migrated from Central America.


TEGNA Foundation and WUSA9 announce Washington, DC community grants
Wed Jul 11 2018, wusa9.com
featuring Girls on the Run of Northern Virginia
 
Girls on the Run of NOVA was one of 7 nonprofits to receive a grant from the TEGNA Foundation.


The Value of Lived Experience in the Work to End Homelessness
Fri Jul 6 2018, United States Interagency Council on Homelessness Blog
featuring Miriam's Kitchen
 
MK's Advocacy Fellow, Sheila White, reflects on the past 7 months she spent advocating for better outcomes for homeless services in DC.


June 2018 - News from Catalogue Nonprofits


Miriam's Kitchen Provides Physical Nourishment. Miriam's Studio Provides A Creative Outlet
Thu Jun 28 2018, DCist
featuring Miriam's Kitchen
 
Learn more about how Miriam's Studio uses art media help guests work through emotional difficulties or trauma they might have experienced.


Scholastic Under Fire for Children’s Book Portrayal of Trump
Thu Jun 14 2018, YES! Magazine
featuring Teaching for Change
 
Parents and teachers aren’t angry over what the new book says about the president, but rather what it leaves out.


May 2018 - News from Catalogue Nonprofits


Real Food for Kids Culinary Challenge shapes school lunch menus
Tue May 29 2018, Northern Virginia Magazine
featuring Real Food for Kids
 
A recipe developed by high schoolers will be implemented on lunch menus at school divisions in Virginia and Washington, D.C.


Off Script: The Excitement and Challenges of Adopting a Child
Tue May 22 2018, WUSA 9
featuring Center for Adoption Support and Education (CASE)
 
When Washington D.C.’s Mayor Bowser announced adoption of a baby girl, WUSA 9 turned to C.A.S.E. for expertise.


These middle-schoolers explore the world on a plate
Mon May 21 2018, The Washington Post - KidsPost section
featuring Common Threads
 
"The smell of fresh-cut lemons fills the small cafeteria at the Washington School for Girls in Southeast on a recent Tuesday..."


D. C. teens hold a mayoral forum on education and gun violence
Sat May 19 2018, Washington Post
featuring Mikva Challenge DC
 
D.C. teenagers organized a mayoral forum Saturday to ask questions on a range of topics including education, gun violence and gentrification


Great Day Washington: C.A.S.E. Makes an Impact
Mon May 14 2018, WUSA 9
featuring Center for Adoption Support and Education (CASE)
 
Live interview with CEO Debbie Riley and the Battle family on the impact of C.A.S.E.'s mental health counseling for adoptive families.


Foster Child, Volunteers Urge Increased Funding
Tue May 8 2018, The Patch
featuring Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA)/Prince George's County
 
A former foster child, testified in support of increased public funding for a nonprofit that helped turn her life around - CASA.


April 2018 - News from Catalogue Nonprofits


Community Foundation awards $259,260 to Northern Virginia programs
Tue Apr 24 2018, Inside NOVA
featuring Girls on the Run of Northern Virginia
 
Girls on the Run of NOVA was one of 26 local groups awarded a 2018 Community Investment Grant by The Community Foundation for NOVA.


WRITING AND PERFORMING ARE THE MUSIC DRIVING ARTSTREAM PRODUCTION
Thu Apr 19 2018, Montgomery Sentinel
featuring ArtStream
 
Interview with the Director and an actor describing how an ArtStream Inclusive Theatre Company production is created.


Dual language charter schools attract the longest waiting lists in D.C.
Tue Apr 17 2018, Washington Post
featuring Latin American Montessori Bilingual Public Charter School
 
Latin American Montessori Bilingual had the longest charter waiting list for pre-K3, with 679 3-year-olds waiting to secure a seat.


Festival probes formula for orchestral creativity. Bottom line: good music.
Sun Apr 15 2018, The Washington Post
featuring Children's Chorus of Washington
 
Arguably stealing the show, though, was an endearing piece for youth chorus and orchestra about the Erie Canal


March 2018 - News from Catalogue Nonprofits


Why Are So Many Women Dying From Pregnancy in D.C.?
Mon Mar 26 2018, The Atlantic
featuring Mamatoto Village
 
Maternity Desert, a new documentary from The Atlantic, follows Amber Pierre, a 24-year-old African-American woman living in southeast D.C.


ArtStream twin-bill production combines originality and inclusiveness
Mon Mar 19 2018, Arlington Sun Gazette
featuring ArtStream
 
Review of two ArtStream Inclusive Theatre Company productions.


The nation is focused on students and gun violence. But kids in urban schools want to know, where’s everybody been?
Mon Mar 12 2018, Washington Post
featuring Mikva Challenge DC
 
“Gun violence... may be new to kids in suburban schools, but for a lot of kids, this has been life as they know it," said Mikva DC ED


A matter of life or death: DC has highest maternal mortality rate in US
Thu Mar 1 2018, WUSA9
featuring Mamatoto Village
 
DC has one of the highest maternal mortality rates in the U.S. Research shows black women are a vunerable population.


February 2018 - News from Catalogue Nonprofits


Bringing Black Lives Matter Movement to School
Sat Feb 24 2018, School Library Journal
featuring Teaching for Change
 
The library was silent, a rarity at LaSalle-Backus Education Campus, a public school in Washington, DC.


January 2018 - News from Catalogue Nonprofits


‘I couldn’t even read the diploma.’ Now he struggles to learn what schools didn’t teach him.
Thu Jan 18 2018, The Washington Post
featuring The Washington Literacy Center
 
The Washington Literacy Center has taught hundreds of adults to read but estimates that there are 90,000 adults in DC who are illiterate.


Forgotten in the classroom: The Reconstruction era
Sun Jan 14 2018, Washington Post
featuring Teaching for Change
 
The creators of the Teach Reconstruction project are campaigning for the inclusion of lessons about Reconstruction in history.


10 Books To Read After "The Hate U Give"
Thu Jan 4 2018, School Library Journal
featuring Shout Mouse Press
 
This smart and courageous YA novel will open up a dialogue started by young voices who deserve to be heard. A strong purchase.


December 2017 - News from Catalogue Nonprofits


Around Town: DC SCORES Poetry Slam!
Mon Dec 18 2017, Washingtonian
featuring DC SCORES
 
Washingtonian covered the second night of the 20th Annual DC SCORES Poetry Slam!


Kids perform poetry on NBC-4
Fri Dec 15 2017, NBC-4
featuring DC SCORES
 
DC SCORES standout poets Uniyah, 10, and Cristian, 8, performed their Poetry Slam! poems on live TV during the Midday News.


Mikva Challenge Gives Students A Soapbox
Fri Dec 8 2017, WAMU online
featuring Mikva Challenge DC
 
Middle and high school students in D.C. recently got the opportunity to share ways they would solve the problems in their community.


20th Annual DC SCORES Poetry Slam!
Fri Dec 1 2017, MIDCITY DC
featuring DC SCORES
 
A recap of the first night of the 20th Annual DC SCORES Poetry Slam!.


November 2017 - News from Catalogue Nonprofits


Charities Fight Youth Obesity with a Helping of Fresh Produce and Education
Thu Nov 30 2017, Loudoun Now
featuring Real Food for Kids
 
Program provides low-income families with fruits and vegetables, and pairs them with cooking classes and nutrition lessons.


A Bright Spot in School Diversity
Wed Nov 29 2017, U.S. News & World Report (www.usnews.com)
featuring Latin American Montessori Bilingual Public Charter School
 
LAMB is featured in this article about diversity in public charter schools!


Synagogue’s Mix of Arts and Religion Helps Shape Jewish Life in Washington
Mon Nov 27 2017, The New York Times
featuring Sixth & I Historic Synagogue
 


From Alabama to Wyoming, Outstanding Charities in Every State
Fri Nov 24 2017, Parade Magazine
featuring Literacy Council of Northern Virginia
 
The Literacy Council of Northern Virginia teaches adults how to read, write, speak, and understand basic English...


Girls on the Run to host its first Loudoun 5K
Wed Nov 22 2017, Loudoun Times-Mirror
featuring Girls on the Run of Northern Virginia
 
For the first time in Girls on the Run's history, the organization will host one of its signature 5K races in Loudoun.


This nonprofit leader is all about housing and heavy lifting
Wed Nov 22 2017, Washington Business Journal
featuring District Alliance for Safe Housing
 


DC Kids Will Be On Center Stage for Poetry Slam
Fri Nov 17 2017, WUSA-9
featuring DC SCORES
 
H.D. Cooke performs for the camera to hype the 20th Annual DC SCORES Poetry Slam!


Matthew Gayer, Director of Nonprofit Programs, Featured in Article about the State of Philanthropy in DC
Tue Nov 14 2017, Washington Business Journal
featuring Catalogue for Philanthropy: Greater Washington
 
As giving has struggled to rebound following the Great Recession — a Stanford University study found national giving dropped a total of 13 percent in 2008 and 2009 — nonprofit funding patterns have shifted. Institutional foundations — both corporate and independent — have sharpened their focus, working to make a larger impact with sometimes shrinking budgets.


October 2017 - News from Catalogue Nonprofits


Big On Salad and Healthy Eating in Herndon
Tue Oct 31 2017, Connection Newspapers
featuring Real Food for Kids
 
Food Day celebration at Herndon Elementary makes learning about healthy food fun for kids and reinforces a culture of health at schools.


In D.C., a small step toward tackling U.S. youth soccer’s accessibility problem
Mon Oct 30 2017, The Washington Post
featuring DC SCORES
 
DC SCORES partner, nonprofit Open Goal Project, aims to find opportunities for lower-income and minority players.


For young men in addiction recovery, a meal makes a difference
Fri Oct 20 2017, WUSA 9
featuring Nick's Place
 
Getting real, getting past the stigma, and getting in the kitchen is delivering young men from the brink of death back to life.


Sally Quinn Hosts Spirit of Georgetown Benefit Honoring the Mayor
Thu Oct 19 2017, The Georgetown Dish
featuring Georgetown Ministry Center
 
Community comes together to mark 30 years of service, honor DC mayor & thank Executive Director, Gunther Stern, for his leadership


The Wharf is Launched
Thu Oct 12 2017, The Georgetowner
featuring Children's Chorus of Washington
 
The exhilarating young and harmonious voices of the Children’s Chorus of Washington and the Duke Ellington School ... joined together


Do Solar Owners Love Solar the Way Gun Owners Love Guns?
Thu Oct 12 2017, Renewable Energy World
featuring Solar United Neighbors
 
There has long been a need to mobilize and elevate voices of solar owners in energy policy. Solar United Neighbors is filling this gap.


Screaming Eagles score big in D.C. | Beyond the Stands pres. by Wells Fargo
Mon Oct 9 2017, Major League Soccer
featuring DC SCORES
 
The Screaming Eagles have been a great supporter of DC SCORES.


"ABC7 Salutes"
Fri Oct 6 2017, WJLA Channel 7
featuring Operation Renewed Hope Foundation
 
Lieutenant Colonel (Retired) Deborah Snyder, the charity's founder and volunteer President, was featured in the “ABC7 Salutes” segment


Fun-Filled Family Festival Helps Foster Kids
Thu Oct 5 2017, The Patch
featuring Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA)/Prince George's County
 
6th Annual Pepco World of Wheels for CASA to be held on 10/14 at DeMatha. Fun touch-a-truck and family festival. Free to public


Group recruits standing solar army
Wed Oct 4 2017, PV Magazine
featuring Solar United Neighbors
 
Solar United Neighbors (SUN) is building a solar homeowner coalition to help people go solar and protect solar rights across the country.


September 2017 - News from Catalogue Nonprofits


I Realized They're Human Beings
Thu Sep 28 2017, byGEORGE Blog
featuring Georgetown Ministry Center
 
Greg Sherman was a Northwestern grad, trained Constitutional lawyer, & father of 2. He died in 2006 on a bench by the C&O Canal, homeless.


Georgetown Ministry Center
Wed Sep 27 2017, The Georgetowner
featuring Georgetown Ministry Center
 
GMC's 30 year anniversary is being recognized both as a celebration of the progress that has been made & a reminder of the work to be done.


D.C. Council Committee Abruptly Cancels Vote on Homeless Shelter Reforms
Thu Sep 21 2017, Washington City Paper
featuring Washington Legal Clinic for the Homeless
 
"I always have hope," says Amber Harding, an attorney at Washington Legal Clinic for the Homeless, which remains opposed to the legislation.


Patti Smith Ushers In 5778
Wed Sep 20 2017, Tablet Magazine
featuring Sixth & I Historic Synagogue
 


An Abandoned Building in Congress Heights Is the Keystone in a Battle Between Tenants, Developers, and the District
Thu Sep 14 2017, Washington City Paper
featuring Washington Legal Clinic for the Homeless
 


Co-ops In Florida Make Rooftop Solar Possible For More People
Tue Sep 12 2017, CleanTechnica
featuring Solar United Neighbors
 
Solar co-ops help customers save up to 20% on their solar installation while answering questions and providing neutral 3rd-party expert help


Invest in Health Systems by Investing in Health Workers
Fri Sep 8 2017, IntraHealth VITAL
featuring Health Volunteers Overseas
 
A new report provides the first quantitative estimates of the value of stronger health systems—and the lives they can save.


Regional effort aims to change perception of school lunches
Sat Sep 2 2017, Inside NOVA
featuring Real Food for Kids
 
The Lunch Room Collective connects partners in education, agriculture, non-profit and policy-making to ensure healthy meals in area schools.


Have Fun, Help the Hungry at Complete the Circle FOODRaiser
Fri Sep 1 2017, Fairfax Woman Magazine
featuring Britepaths (formerly Our Daily Bread)
 
The latest issue of Fairfax Woman Magazine previews Britepaths' and Lorton Community Action Center's 2017 Complete the Circle FOODRaiser.


August 2017 - News from Catalogue Nonprofits


Capital One Bank Community Champion
Tue Aug 29 2017, Washington Mystics - Champion Award
featuring District Alliance for Safe Housing
 
Shakeita Boyd-Johnson, Deputy Director of Programs, was honored for her work with DASH on August 29, 2017.


Forty homeowners sign on for solar panel installation
Tue Aug 15 2017, The Winchester Star
featuring Solar United Neighbors
 
Forty homeowners have joined the Upper Piedmont Solar Co-op, which selected VA-based installer Sigora Solar to install their solar arrays.


DASH has a new executive director
Wed Aug 9 2017, Washington Business Journal
featuring District Alliance for Safe Housing
 
DASH Founder and Executive Director Peg Hacskaylo is transitioning to CEO as DASH welcomes a new Executive Director, Koube Ngaaje.


Honoring a Hometown Hero
Tue Aug 8 2017, Fox 5 DC
featuring Georgetown Ministry Center
 
On June 8, 2017, Fox 5 DC honored Georgetown Ministry Center as its HometownHero for the Georgetown Community!


Spotlight on International Volunteerism
Tue Aug 1 2017, AAOS Now
featuring Health Volunteers Overseas
 
Hand surgeon devotes career to improving orthopaedic care in resource-scarce settings.


July 2017 - News from Catalogue Nonprofits


Vocal soloists seduce in NSO’s “Carmina Burana” at Wolf Trap
Sat Jul 29 2017, Washington Classical Review
featuring Children's Chorus of Washington
 
was matched beautifully by the sweet voices of the Children’s Chorus of Washington in the love section


Catalogue for Philanthropy Helps Local Youth Go Back to School
Sat Jul 29 2017, Press Release
featuring Catalogue for Philanthropy: Greater Washington
 
The Catalogue for Philanthropy: Greater Washington, the only local guide to giving and volunteering in the greater Washington region, is a resource for residents who want to support local students as a new school year begins. The Catalogue’s website features a central hub for people to learn about and donate to over 75 local, community-based nonprofits that support underserved students, as well as learn about education-related volunteer opportunities (www.cfp-dc.org/backtoschool).


Your Need to Know: Fairfax Food Council
Fri Jul 28 2017, Fairfax Public Access
featuring Britepaths (formerly Our Daily Bread)
 
Britepaths' Christina Garris, Chair of Fairfax Food Council, discusses food access issues and healthy eating in Fairfax County.


Art Studio Helps Adults With Disabilities Turn Their Passion Into A Career
Sun Jul 16 2017, NPR
featuring Art Enables
 
Art Enables provides artists with disabilities the creative and vocational training needed to become proud, professional artists.


Northern Virginia’s Children’s Science Center finds permanent home in Loudoun
Mon Jul 10 2017, The Washington Post
featuring Children's Science Center
 
When visitors enter the Children’s Science Center, they are greeted by two distinct sides of the small museum...


Child Marriage in America By the Numbers
Mon Jul 10 2017, PBS Frontlines
featuring Tahirih Justice Center
 
Tahirih’s legislative advocacy and groundbreaking legal research on child marriage laws were featured in a PBS Frontline series on child mar


Health Volunteers Overseas: 30 Years of Leveraging International Partnerships to Strengthen Health Worker Capacity
Tue Jul 4 2017, Frontiers in Education: Public Health Education and Promotion
featuring Health Volunteers Overseas
 
By establishing mutually beneficial partnerships, HVO is able to deliver effective models of collaborative education.


"Reliable Rides" Moves Our Neighbors Forward
Sat Jul 1 2017, Fairfax Woman Magazine
featuring Britepaths (formerly Our Daily Bread)
 
The July-August issue highlights Britepaths' Financial Assistance Program, focusing on our "Reliable Rides" car repair assistance program.


June 2017 - News from Catalogue Nonprofits


Why Washington, DC’s programme for homeless families isn't working
Thu Jun 29 2017, The Economist
featuring Washington Legal Clinic for the Homeless
 
America’s capital has a chronic shortage of affordable housing


Advocates Dissatisfied with Proposed Amendment to Govern Homeless Community
Thu Jun 29 2017, Street Sense
featuring Washington Legal Clinic for the Homeless
 
Homeless residents and community advocates voiced concerns at a June 14 Committee on Human Services hearing.


After life on the street, former cop helps humanize the homeless for D.C. recruits
Thu Jun 29 2017, ThinkProgress
featuring Washington Legal Clinic for the Homeless
 


On Three Decades of Homeless Advocacy—and the Challenges Ahead
Thu Jun 29 2017, Washington City Paper
featuring Washington Legal Clinic for the Homeless
 
The director of the Washington Legal Clinic for the Homeless discusses the state of homelessness in DC.


Mark Hecker pairs pupils and student tutors – with dramatic gains for both
Sat Jun 24 2017, Christian Science Monitor
featuring Reach Incorporated
 
At Reach, tutors are only about 6-8 years older – high school students who themselves have been struggling academically or socially.


How Ten Teen Girls From D.C. Wrote A Novel About A Fictional Police Shooting
Thu Jun 22 2017, The Kojo Nnamdi Show
featuring Shout Mouse Press
 


Fox 5 Names Ministry Center Georgetown’s ‘Hometown Hero’
Wed Jun 21 2017, The Georgetowner
featuring Georgetown Ministry Center
 
On June 21, 2017, Georgetown Ministry Center was featured in The Georgetowner newspaper for being recognized as Fox 5 DC's Hometown Hero.


Local teens write a novel about police-involved shootings
Mon Jun 12 2017, WUSA9
featuring Shout Mouse Press
 
For the past few years a few teens have been focused on police-involved shootings.


How “One Common Unity” is applying the politics of compassion in D.C.
Sun Jun 11 2017, Huffington Post
featuring One Common Unity
 
In wake of contentious politics, the organization is ensuring that Washington doesn’t forget its most important feature: young people.