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Volunteer Voices: From Volunteer to Board Member

Profile 2: Velle Perkins “From Volunteer to Board Member” A resident of CPDC’s Northwest Washington, DC Wardman Court community, Aluveller “Velle” Perkins is a mother of four who has worked full-time for the past 10 years as a Work Flow Coordinator for Catholic University of America. She also has been volunteering

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Volunteer Voices: Turning Service into Professional Development

Profile 1: John Pinkney “From Service Member to Staff Member” CPDC was introduced to John Pinkney in 2011 through Public Allies, a signature AmeriCorps program that identifies diverse young adults and prepares them for leadership through paid full-time nonprofit apprenticeships and rigorous leadership training. Pinkney was placed at Mayfair

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2017 Housing Rally to Demand More Funding for DC Affordable Housing Programs

 2017 Housing Rally to Demand More Funding for DC Affordable Housing Programs CNHED’s March 18 ‘Housing for All’ rally to underline need to preserve and expand affordable housing in DC, call for more funding for the tools that make it possible. This week, the Trump Administration released an outline

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CPDC Welcomes Six for 2017 Urban Alliance Partnership

CPDC Welcomes Six for 2017 Urban Alliance Partnership For more than 20 years, Urban Alliance has been on a mission to prepare high school students for the modern world through internships that teach the proper way to handle situations in the workplace and in life and by connecting young adults with

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3 Ways DCOA Can Improve Low-Income Seniors’ Access to Community Services

3 Ways Local Agencies on Aging Can Improve Low-Income Seniors’ Access to Community Services Recently, DC Council held a performance oversight hearing for the DC Office on Aging (DCOA). Community Preservation and Development Corporation’s (CPDC) Director of Aging in Community Dr. Katrina Polk offers ideas on how the District–and agencies

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