In today’s rundown: An in-depth profile of the head of CASA de Maryland. A program that’s creating jobs for D.C. residents. Do women make better athletes than fans?
— Gustavo Torres, the head of CASA de Maryland (a Women’s Foundation Grantee Partner), is profiled in The Washington Post. The article takes a look a Torres’s background, how CASA has expanded under his leadership, and his goals for the future.
— D.C. officials say more District residents are getting hired by contractors thanks to a pilot program that offers incentives to contractors who hire locals. WAMU has the details.
— The thrill fans get when women’s sports teams excel is often short-lived writes Petula Dvorak in The Washington Post. “…[G]irls and women make great players. But fans? Not so much.”