Giving 2.0 is the ultimate resource for anyone navigating the seemingly infinite ways one can give. The future of philanthropy is far more than just writing a check, and Giving 2.0 shows how individuals of every age and income level can harness the power of technology, collaboration, innovation, advocacy, and social entrepreneurship to take their… Continue Reading Giving 2.0 by Laura Arrillaga Andreessen
The riveting New York Times bestseller about a young man who built more than 250 schools around the world—and the steps anyone can take to lead a successful and significant life. Adam Braun began working summers at hedge funds when he was just sixteen years old, sprinting down the path to a successful Wall Street… Continue Reading The Promise of a Pencil by Alan Braun
Imagine if … our nation’s capital could be a model for social change and best practice. We have the talent, resources and tools to flip the switch and raise the bar. Are we asking the right questions – what works? What doesn’t work? How do we overcome redundancy and inefficiency? What can we be doing… Continue Reading Letter from Executive Director
Sasha Bruce Youthwork Board and Staff recently completed their first-ever strategic plan. With the expert assistance of Compass, Sash Bruce outlined the strategic objectives for the next 3 years. Read the report here.
Rabbi Aaron Miller, a rabbi at Washington Hebrew Congregation in DC and Potomac, grew up in Birmingham, Alabama. He graduated from Brandeis University with a degree in Jewish Studies and was ordained at the Hebrew Union College in Cincinnati. He also earned a Masters in Education and Administration from Xavier University and served as Hillel… Continue Reading Rabbi Aaron Miller
Eshauna Smith joined Urban Alliance in March 2013 and was named CEO in June 2014. Her leadership in development, policy and advocacy, communications and strategic partnerships has helped position Urban Alliance as the premier advocacy organization for youth workforce development throughout the country. Previously, Smith worked as a senior policy advisor in the Office of… Continue Reading Eshauna Smith
The inaugural Landmark Music Festival in Washington, D.C. comes from the founders of Lollapalooza. Now the West Potomac Park event has announced who’s playing on which days. Here’s what you can expect from the five-stage fiesta featuring more than 40 artists, via the official Landmark Music Festival site, where single-day and two-day tickets are available now: Saturday, September 26… Continue Reading Experience Landmark Music Festival
Erev Rosh Hashanah: 2239 Service This service, which is for our 2239 young professionals auxiliary, is led by Rabbi Miller and song leader Noah Solomon. Registration for our High Holy Day services is not open yet. Check for registration information closer to the holidays. DATE September 13, 2015 / Sunday TIME 7:45PM— 9:45PM ORGANIZER 2239… Continue Reading 2239’s Metro Minyan Rosh Hashanah