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The Daily Rundown — The Latest News Affecting Women & Girls in Our Region

By Mariah Craven on May 19th, 2010

In today’s rundown: A snapshot of what life is like for children in Northern Virginia.  | The Women’s Collective is moving to Ward 5.  | And a new video explaining how human trafficking has become a major problem in the United States.

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The Daily Rundown — The Latest News Affecting Women & Girls in Our Region

By Mariah Craven on May 18th, 2010

Green Jobs Signs_GreenForAll[dot]orgIn today’s rundown: Faith community leaders want the District to put more money towards green jobs.  | Local student are less than proficient in reading at a critical point and it could affect their futures.  | Donations to charities are on the rise in the first part of 2010.

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The Daily Rundown — The Latest News Affecting Women & Girls in Our Region

By Mariah Craven on May 17th, 2010

rs_deadlineIn today’s rundown: Small nonprofits have until tonight to file with the IRS or lose their tax-exempt status.  The D.C. area needs more foster parents who speak Spanish.  A local shelter for abuse victims is expanding.  Applications are being accepted from nonprofits for a technology award.

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The Daily Rundown — The Latest News Affecting Women & Girls in Our Region

By Mariah Craven on May 14th, 2010

Medical symbol [credit cogdogblog]In today’s rundown: D.C. could become the first jurisdiction to take advantage of new Medicaid health-care savings.  |  Two Grantee Partners are featured in a story about child trafficking.  |  The National Capital region has the second strongest economy in the country.

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The Daily Rundown — The Latest News Affecting Women & Girls in Our Region

By Mariah Craven on May 13th, 2010

Purchase CNBC photoIn today’s rundown: How women and men think about retirement.  |  Dating violence on the rise at local colleges.  |  The dividing line between a healthy and not-so-healthy D.C.  |  A local middle school forms an all-girls robotics team with the help of some special mentors.

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Weekly Round-Up: News and Analysis on Women and Poverty (Week ending May 7, 2010)

The latest news, analysis and opinion on the state of low-income women and their families from Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity. This week: How the abortion rate for poor women is more than twice the average…. Plus, the hardships of teen parents.

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The Daily Rundown — The Latest News Affecting Women & Girls in Our Region

By Mariah Craven on May 12th, 2010

In today’s rundown: Asking local governments to keep social services in their budgets.  |  Local students try to solve the poverty problem.  |  More older women are returning to school.

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The Daily Rundown — The Latest News Affecting Women & Girls in Our Region

By Mariah Craven on May 11th, 2010

In today’s rundown: A post-Mother’s Day wish for better education, training and jobs.  |  A new report on how working moms are handling the recession.  |  A look at who benefits most from pre-K.  |  Affordable housing renovations in the District.

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The Daily Rundown — The Latest News Affecting Women & Girls in Our Region

By Mariah Craven on May 7th, 2010

In today’s rundown: More than 100 D.C. child welfare workers have been laid off.  |  A controversial stance on female circumcision in the United States.  |  Do women make better doctors?

– More than 100 D.C. child welfare workers have been laid off from their positions at the Child and Family Services Agency.  The cuts were announced at a meeting yesterday.  Click here for more.

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The Daily Rundown — The Latest News Affecting Women & Girls in Our Region

By Mariah Craven on May 6th, 2010

SaveOurSafetyNet RallyIn today’s rundown: D.C. Council members wear red capes and support progressive changes to the budget.  |  D.C.’s streetcars could be free in some parts of the city.  |  Local home prices could continue to decline through next year.

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