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  • Housing Leaders Group of Greater Washington

    This initiative aims to secure $1  billion in new private and public capital to preserve and create affordable homes in our region. Read the announcement.

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  • Washington AIDS Partnership

    Learn about the work of the Washington AIDS Partnership, its Health Corps team, and how you can join the fight against HIV/AIDS in our region. Visit the website.

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Latest News

July 15, 2019
Even without the citizenship question, we face challenges to a fair and accurate 2020 Census count. This is an all-hands-on-deck moment for the region.
July 11, 2019
Save the date for the Race, Equity & the Future of Greater Washington Regional Summit, June 11, 2020, at THEARC, where over 800 regional leaders from Greater Washington will convene to examine existing disparities and co-create a new path toward a racially just and equitable region.
June 12, 2019
In the final edition of WRAG's Journalism Fellows Project, we hear from Jailen Fuller, a 16-year old junior at Fairmont Heights High School about the community’s role in stopping violence in Prince George’s County, MD.

Upcoming Events

Sep 2019

Join the Healthy Communities Working Group (HCWG) for its annual retreat, a time to reflect on what we've accompished this year and set our course for the next 12 months.

Sep 2019

On this webinar, funders will learn about responses to date to the final ‘public charge’ rule, ranging from local-level community education to state-level coordinated campaigns, to national litigation efforts.

Sep 2019

Eligible to attend: CSR professionals, Institute Alumni, WRAG Members, and U.S.


Taking Action to Ensure a Fair, Accurate, and Complete 2020 Census

The decennial census is a cornerstone of our democracy, determining Congressional districts and driving key decisions made by federal and local government, business, nonprofits, and philanthropy around the allocation of funding and where services are provided. Due to a number of factors, including the shift to online data collection and the climate of fear among communities that are traditionally some of the hardest to count, the threat of an inaccurate 2020 Census is very real. When children, people of color, immigrants, low-income families, and other vulnerable populations are undercounted, they are effectively made invisible. 

The region is mobilizing to get-out-the-count in 2020. WRAG invites members to join the 2020 Census Working Group to help leverage the resources of local philanthropy and other stakeholders to ensure an accurate and complete census count in the region. 

Watch the #CountDMVIn kickoff video above.