Friday Round-Up: this week in the news

  • Curious which three people (living, dead, or fictional) our Executive Director Kris Thompson would have a power breakfast with if she could choose? Find out who inspires Kris in the Catalogue for Philanthropy’s great interview on their blog: http://bit.ly/b3n8Kl
  • President Obama and former baseball star Joe Torre teamed up this week to speak out against domestic violence. Watch the video here: http://bit.ly/b3r45E
  • Hypothermia season in D.C. officially begins on Monday. The District just recently laid out their plan for providing shelter this winter – but will there be enough resources available for those in need? http://wapo.st/aaZpvN
  • Some words of wisdom in this headline – peace of mind is worth the pain of a mammogram: http://bit.ly/bUiLJD
  • New data from the Social Security Administration prove the gap in income inequality is growing wider and wider. http://huff.to/bExHqG
  • Could there be good news on the horizon for unemployment? Overall unemployment rates dropped last month here in D.C.: http://bit.ly/bjgx6m

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