Homelessness survey in the District points to need for regional cooperation

Craftuno Women's Hand Embroidered Sling Bag Multicolor



Community Calendar

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

Craghoppers Womens Classic Kiwi Trousers


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

– Buffy

Craghoppers Women's NAT Geo NosiLife Trousers

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.

Crave City Button Front Maternity 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.

Crazy4Bling Dark Denim Fashion USA Rhinestone Faceted Crystal Studded Design Cap Hat


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
Craft Women's Escape Bike Long Sleeve Jersey Shirt” by Kendra Allen

CrazyDay Women's Mid Length AllMatch Solid Trench Coat Pocket Pea CoatCrazyTiger Women's Winter Thicken Cotton Badge Patchwork Hooded Padded Midi Jacket Coat OvercoatCrea Concept Women's Linen Blend Ribbed Knit Top PinkCrea Concept Women's Textured Circle Dress Black

#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.

Cream Red Egypt Thick Silk Small Square ScarfCream Black Stripe Coolibar UPF 50+ Women's Beach Hoodie Sun PredectiveCreativegifts Cotton Kaftan Kashmiri Embroidered Maxi Long Dress for Women (color2064)Credit Prescription Eyeglasses Frames CdH2399 C2BM Metal Plastic Frames

Craft Womens Essential Tee Shirt for Gym Sports Top, Lightweight Technical T, Sweden bluee, Small

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.

Crew Neck Ash pink A2Y Women's Premium Long Sleeve Dolphin Hem Shell Button Henley Top (S 3XL)

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.)

Crimson D & Jones Womens Pima Piquã ShortSleeve Tipped Polo Jacket

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

Croatia ScudoPro Winter Thermal Cycling Jersey for WomenCromoncent Women Autumn Faux Fur Collar Double Breasted Woolen Outwear Trench CoatCromoncent Women Solid Lapel Neck Pocket Toggle Overcoat Wool Blend Coat JacketCromoncent Womens DoubleBreasted Solid Lapel Pocket Long Pea Coat Outwear

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)

Cromoncent Womens Loose Open Front Notched Lapel WoolBlended Overcoat Pea CoatCromoncent Womens Warm Fleece Faux Suede Solid Lapel Outdoor Parka CoatCromoncentCA Women Ruffled Skinny Backless One Shoulder Wrap Sheath Bodycon Dresses

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

Cross Jeans Women's Jeans pink RinsedCross Women's Leather Clip Women's Clutch Bag Wallet for Work (color Pink)Crossbody Bag Satchel Tote Shoulder Designer Handbags Purse and Bags for Women

– [##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 | Craft Women's Fuseknit Comfort Zip Long Sleeve Base Layer Wicking Top? (CP, 6/5)

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

Croyal bluee Diandiai Sweetheart Quinceanera Dress Beads Ruffles Ball Gown Prom DressCruiize Womens Fashion Hooded Sleeveless Puffer Down Short Vest JacketCrunchy Candy 2019 Summer Fashion Woman's Waist Black and Red Sexy Hollow Out Lace Slim Embroidery Mini Skirt

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

– Buffy

Crystal Skin Anita Women's Wire Free NonPadded Support Bra 5448 (Pack of 2)CSM Women's 100% Silk Cute Sleep Eye MaskCTARCROW Women's Round Neck Velvet Maxi Dress LaceUp Embroidered Patchwork Dress

Decriminalizing sex work in the District



Community Calendar

To add an event to WRAG’s community calendar, email Rebekah Seder. Click Craft Women's Mix & Match Long Sleeve Shirt to view the community calendar.

CTO Women's Elegant Lace VNeck Floor Length a Line Super Large Size Bridesmaid Dress


Craft Women's Us Ski Team Active Extreme Set, Deep, XLarge all day, every day

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

– Buffy

Cuihur Women's Juniors Casual Split High Waist Denim Jeans ShortsCupcakes and cashmere Womens Adi Yarn Dyed Plaid Duster JacketCupcakes and cashmere Womens Cortina Printed Peplum Cami Blouse