On June 1, the Meyer Foundation’s board approved 75 grants totaling nearly $3 million to support work that advances racial equity in the Greater Washington region, including grants to support new collective action efforts in Arlington, Virginia and Germantown, Maryland; and cross-sector community organizing efforts around affordable housing in DC. Read more
My own career has allowed me to see the field of youth development from various angles. I know that no matter the approach to support, when you meet a young person where they are, it serves as a solid foundation for growth. As Meyer continues to hone in on our approach to youth development, we hope to grow right along with our partner organizations and the youth they serve.
Today, the Meyer Foundation announced the recipients of its 2011 Exponent Awards, which recognize outstanding nonprofit executive directors. The 2011 Exponent Award recipients are Manny Hidalgo, Executive Director of the Latino Economic Development Corporation (LEDC); Lecester Johnson, Executive Director of Academy of Hope; and Amy Nakamoto, Executive Director, DC SCORES.Read more