Cecilia Schenking

Asian Pacific Islander Heritage Month

By Cecilia Schenking  This May, we honor Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. This month holds special significance as we celebrate the contributions and influence of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in our history. Asian Pacific...

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Older Americans Month

By Cecilia Schenking  As we commemorate Older Americans Awareness Month, we celebrate our seniors’ invaluable contributions, wisdom, and resilience. This month provides us with a valuable opportunity to reflect on the countless ways that older Americans have...

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Mental Health Awareness Month

By Cecilia Schenking As we begin May, enjoying the spring weather and all that comes with it, we recognize this month’s significance as Mental Health Awareness Month. Now more than ever, it is crucial to shine a light on mental health, to destigmatize conversations...

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Direct Federal Spending to Nonprofit Projects Available Now (with Limits)

Direct Federal Spending to Nonprofit Projects Available Now (with Limits)

Nonprofits need to reach out to their Representatives and Senators with proposals immediately.

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Member Spotlight: Maryland Coalition Against Sexual Assault (MCASA)

Member Spotlight: Maryland Coalition Against Sexual Assault (MCASA)

For over 40 years, MCASA has done tremendous work to help prevent sexual assault, advocate for accessible, compassionate care for survivors of sexual violence, and work to hold offenders accountable.

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Maryland Nonprofits’ take on the new Federal Grantmaking Guidance 

Maryland Nonprofits’ take on the new Federal Grantmaking Guidance 

The new guidance, while an improvement, continues to systemically disadvantage historically marginalized communities and the nonprofits that serve them. 

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Immediate Call: Include Nonprofits in PORT Act Disaster Recovery Aid 

Immediate Call: Include Nonprofits in PORT Act Disaster Recovery Aid 

We urge legislative leaders and the Moore Administration to acknowledge the vital role of nonprofits and provide the necessary financial assistance to ensure they can continue their crucial work.

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100+ Organizations Urge Action on Fair Share for Maryland Legislation

100+ Organizations Urge Action on Fair Share for Maryland Legislation

The collective emphasizes the critical need for legislative action to support the act as part of a long-term solution to the state's financial crisis.

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Key Bridge Collapse Impact: Request for Collaboration and Resources

Key Bridge Collapse Impact: Request for Collaboration and Resources

Our goal is to compile these resources into a centralized, easily accessible format that will be shared broadly within our network and with the public.

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Our hearts ache for those impacted by the Key Bridge collapse

Our hearts ache for those impacted by the Key Bridge collapse

Dear Friends, As I write this message, emergency workers have entered the recovery phase in the search for the missing construction workers from the catastrophic Key Bridge collapse. Thinking of the six people who are presumed lost is heartbreaking and a reminder of...

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