Homelessness survey in the District points to need for regional cooperation

Jusxout Skull Hat Beanie Hat Winter Warm Scary Snake Women Retro



Community Calendar

To add an event to WRAG’s community calendar, email Rebekah Seder. Click here to view the community calendar.

JVN by Jovani Womens 50428A Prom Spaghetti Straps Evening Dress


An app to find the best happy hour in DC? Yes, please – cheers to a great summer!

– Buffy

JVN by Jovani Womens Illusion FullLength Formal Dress

Last year WRAG launched the Journalism Fellows Project to share our platform with youth of color in this region who are often written about, but are rarely asked their perspectives on the issues facing their communities and families. We asked the youth to write about challenges they are experiencing, and if they have any solutions to offer.

In today’s edition, we hear from Jailen Fuller about the community’s role in stopping violence in Prince George’s County, MD.

Jxfd Women Thick Outerwear Hooded Coat Packable Hooded Down Jacket



About the Author:
Jailen Fuller is a 16-year-old African-American young woman in her junior year at Fairmont Heights High School in Prince George’s County, MD. One day she hopes to use her voice to help those who feel like they do not have one.

Jxfd Womens Cape Poncho Coat Fall Cotton Fleece Open Front Button Overcoat


Read previous editions of the WRAG Journalism Fellows Project:

Overcoming Violence in My City” by Thomas Kent
Gentrification Anxiety” by Jacqueline Lassey
Coming to a New Home” by Looking Owl
Justrix Women's Floral Lace Bodycon Dress Boat Neck Cocktail Party Wedding Dresses” by Kendra Allen

Jxfd Women's Fashion Long Sleeve Solid color DoubleBreasted Suit BlazersJxfd Womens Light Weight Long Puffer Winter Warm Down Parka JacketsJxfd Women's Print Faux Suede Fleece Lined Parka Warm Shearling Coat JacketJxfd Women's Warm Pea Coat Winter Hoodie Overcoat Outwear Jackets

#CountDMVIn kicks off to mobilize a complete 2020 Census count in the Greater Washington region

\

CENSUS 2020
– Last week, WRAG and 14 partner organizations convened Interventions that Work: 2020 Census & Hard-to-Count Communities, a forum that kicked off a regional get-out-the-count effort, especially among immigrant communities, communities of color, and other populations that are at risk of being undercounted in the census. Check out the #CountDMVIn hashtag on Twitter for conversation highlights, and watch the kickoff video below, produced by the United Way of the National Capital Area, and featuring Dr. Madye Henson (WRAG), Rosie Allen-Herring (UWNCA), Chuck Bean (Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments), and other community leaders.

JYDress Women's Office Lady Two Pieces Suits Set Peak Lapel Blazer Full Length TrousersJYZJ Womens Faux Fur Collar Faux Leather Longline Winter Trench Coat JacketK&M Quality Product Small Handbag Organizer fits LV Neverfull PM Speedy 25 Purse Insert Tote Bag Organizer 9x4 Fabric Lightweight Handles Multi Pocket (gold)Kaachli Women's Cotton Denim Long Zipper Ripped Jeans Coat Hoodie Jacket

JustVH Maternity Fitted Gown CrossFront V Neck Ruched Long Sleeve Maxi Photography Dress

Related: The Resilience Fund, a funding collaborative at the Greater Washington Community Foundation, has released a new RFP for the 2020 Count DMV In Census Project, a pooled fund to support projects focused on the 2020 Census, including education, outreach, and direct assistance focused on hard-to-count communities. Learn more here.

KaBuNi V Neck Short Prom Dresses ALine Satin Cocktail Gowns for Women

Related: Read a message from the co-chairs of WRAG’s 2020 Census Working Group calling on their philanthropic colleagues to invest in nonprofit partners with deep connections to those communities – especially communities of color – most at risk of an undercount. (WRAG members: The next working group meeting is Monday, June 17. Register here.)

Kafiloe Bodycon 2 Piece Skirt Set for Women Long Sleeve Crop Top Tight Slim Midi Dress Suit

– The Urban Institute has released a new interactive data resource looking at the potential for census miscounts under different risk scenarios. (Urban, 6/4)

Kailiya 2018 Long Evening Formal Mermaid Bridesmaid DressesKaimu New Fashion Women Casual Turndown Collar ALine Pleated Hem Windbreaker TrenchcoatsKaitaijidian Women's Off The Shoulder Organza Short Ball Gown Prom Homecoming Dress Party Dresses 520Kaleidoscope Sunsets Womens Halle Plunge Halter Bikini Top Swimsuit Bikini Top

HOUSING
– Wells Fargo has pledged to invest $1 billion from its business and foundation into affordable housing. (Chronicle, 6/5)

For better or worse, opportunity zones abound in Greater Washington. Here’s where the money is likely to flow. (WBJ, 6/7)

KAMALIKULTURE Women's Go Long Sleeve Crew Neck MaxiKan Can Women's Mid Rise Destroyed Skinny Jeans White KC6040WTKancan Women's High Rise Skinny Jeans KC7254

DISTRICT
D.C. Budget Thrown Into Turmoil After City’s CFO Objects To Funding Ploy To Pay For Public Housing Repairs (WAMU, 6/10)

Kangma Women Solid Thicker Winter Slim Warm Embroidery PatternHair Collar Coat OvercoatKaos Women's LP5TZ0011041 White Acetate ShirtKaporal Wajel, Women’s CrossBody Bag, Black (Denmed), 15x7x20 cm (W x H L)

– [##a


##] (WAMU, 6/10)

EDUCATION | Virginia Tech Will Be Amazon’s Neighbor With Construction Of New $1B ‘Innovation Campus’ (WAMU 6/10)

PUBLIC SAFETY | Residents in Ward 8 say it’s time to broaden the definition of safe streets to include both car and gun violence. (GGWash, 6/7)

GENTRIFICATION | JustVH Women's Off Shoulder Ruffles Maternity Slim Fit Gown Maxi Photography Dress? (CP, 6/5)

Missed the Tony’s on Sunday?  Here are the highlights

Kappa Womens Authentic Ammu Sweatpant Black White LGKaren Kane Womens Asymmetric Tank TopKaren Kane Womens Cold Shoulder Lace Overlay Blouse

The (Almost) Daily WRAG will be back this week on Wednesday and Thursday!

– Buffy

Karen Kane Womens Drape CrissCross Back Top BlouseKaren Kane Womens Faux Wrap Drape Dress Business Casual DressKaren Kane Womens HiLow Open Front Cardigan Sweater

Decriminalizing sex work in the District



Community Calendar

To add an event to WRAG’s community calendar, email Rebekah Seder. Click Jusxout Dont Tread On Me Snake Flag Skull Hat Beanie Hat Womens to view the community calendar.

Karen Kane Women's Long Sleeve Sweater Poncho


Jusxout Knit Cap Beanie Hat Winter Camp Half Blood Demigods Women's Cool all day, every day

The (Almost) Daily WRAG will be back next week on Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday!

– Buffy

Karen Kane Womens Plus Size Asymmetric TwistFront Dress DressKaren Kane Women's PlusSize Cgoldnado Beaded Tie Front TopKaren Kane Womens Sheer Hem Sparkle Top