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Food advocate Anela Malik talks about food as politics and her directory of black-owned businesses Food writer and advocate Anela Malik. Photograph by Anela Malik. Soon after Covid-19 hit, DC food writer and advocate Anela Malik began compiling a list of black-owned restaurants and food businesses that are open during the pandemic on her blog, Feed the Malik. Since then...
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WCCD Women – First and foremost, we hope that each of you are in good health and staying safe during these challenging times. We wish that we were writing to you under different circumstances, but we find ourselves in the midst of multiple pandemics: not only the global outbreak of COVID-19 (that continues to wreak...
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Center for American Progress The COVID-19 pandemic has wreaked havoc across the globe. It has upended the lives of hundreds of millions of people, decimated economies, and brought the hustle and bustle of daily life to a standstill. While much of the U.S. focus has been on the erratic stock market, steep business losses, stay-at-home...
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Smithsonian Magazine One of the most prominent bonds in human portraiture is that of mother and child, one that returns again each spring in Mother’s Day cards. The Smithsonian museums have a wealth of such art. Search “mother” in the collections and hundreds of thousands of records are revealed from portraits of Mother Theresa to drawings of Mother Goose....
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Meet Doni Crawford, the co-author of the “The Black Burden of COVID-19” and “What Does COVID-19 Mean for the Survival of Black-Owned Businesses?“, both featured in a DC Fiscal Policy Institute (DCFPI) blog series on COVID-19’s impact on the District’s Black residents. Since January 2019, Doni has been a policy analyst at DCFPI focusing on the...
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June 19, 2020 | 12:00 – 1:30 pm We are living in unprecedented times…COVID-19 is not only a national public health pandemic, but is causing a myriad of challenges for the public, private, and philanthropic sectors. The collateral damage is not only unemployment rates that haven’t been experienced since The Great Depression, but local economies...
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In March, Kathy J. Guillaume-Delemar, joined the senior team at the Center for Community Progress (Community Progress) as its new Director of National Partnerships. Kathy’s track record as a strategic advisor in the Washington region includes shaping the major gifts pipeline at Miriam’s Kitchen and growing the organizational impact of Jubilee Housing by leading a three-year,...
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D.C. Policy Center The D.C. Policy Center report, Appraising the District’s rentals, provides a comprehensive picture of the District’s rental housing to evaluate its capacity to create economically inclusive neighborhoods in the District of Columbia. The report combines multiple data sources to estimate the number and type of rental units and the buildings that hold them, and...
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The Women’s Business Enterprise National Council As a leading advocate for women business owners and entrepreneurs, WBENC is committed to helping our constituents address and respond to the impacts caused by the coronavirus (COVID-19). As we work with national and regional partners, Corporate and Government Members, and other industry leaders, we will continue to update...
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April 22, 2020 | 6:00 – 7:30 pm WCCD was created to not only ensure that our members had the essential tools necessary for successful careers and entrepreneurial endeavors, but to also be a safe space for women to discuss key issues impacting their daily lives. We can all agree that the COVID-19 pandemic is...
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