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

Wednesday, September 28th, 2011

In today’s rundown: Nearly 7,000 seniors will continue to benefit from food assistance programs in DC, thanks to a petition drive.  A look at America’s fertility class divide.  And how to help women reach their economic potential.

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

Tuesday, September 20th, 2011

In today’s rundown: A local media giant offers help to local nonprofits.  Will a jobs czar improve the unemployment rate in D.C.?  And why women are the key to economic growth.

– Discovery Impact is now taking applications from nonprofits interested in receiving pro bono advertising and marketing materials as part of their Creating Change 2011 program.  Nonprofits are encouraged to apply by clicking here.

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

Tuesday, September 6th, 2011

back to school crayonsIn today’s rundown: How homeless families handle a new school year in Northern Virginia.  A new executive director at a Women’s Foundation Grantee Partner.  Plus, the cost of creating a large number of new jobs that keep families in poverty.

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

Thursday, September 1st, 2011

In today’s rundown: Are low-income families not a priority for D.C. Public Schools?  Local organizations — including this one — urge the president to ensure women have good jobs.  And how words may be preventing women from finding a satisfying work/life balance.

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

Wednesday, August 31st, 2011

In today’s rundown: The changing demographics of our region and the impact on future employment.  Philanthropy isn’t just the wealthy giving to the poor.  And pretty, dumb: why JC Penney is no longer selling a controversial shirt for girls.

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

Tuesday, August 30th, 2011

In today’s rundown: Remembering Nadine Winter…. Many uninsured Americans know little about new federal health benefits…. And what it takes for a stay-at-home mom of 11 to finish undergrad and go on to Harvard grad school.

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

Monday, August 29th, 2011

In today’s rundown: Why women still need to push for economic equality.  One writer asks what has the president done for women lately.  And why welfare is  no match for unemployment.

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

Wednesday, August 24th, 2011

In today’s post-earth-shattering rundown: The Women’s Foundation’s Grantee Partners are featured for their work with senior citizens and local residents who need help saving money.

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

Friday, August 19th, 2011

After a health hiatus, your Daily Rundown is back!  Today’s stories include: Voting in Virginia.  How the recession has affected local children.  And CARECEN remembers their president.

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

Friday, August 5th, 2011

In today’s rundown: Emergency assistance in DC runs out.  Finding ways to prevent new HIV infections.  A new $20,000 award for Arlington nonprofits.

– “DC emergency assistance runs dry as temperatures heat up,” reports the DC Fiscal Policy Institute (DCFPI) blog.  DCFPI — a Women’s Foundation Grantee Partner — reports that funds for both emergency utility assistance and rental assistance ran out over the summer, putting many local families at risk.