Friday Round-Up: This week in the news

  • A New York Times article discusses new research showing that eviction is a particular burden on low-income minority women, often single mothers, who are vulnerable to losing apartments because their wages or public benefits have not kept up with housing costs. http://nyti.ms/9MOrRP
  • Despite new jobs that have been created, unemployment for the bottom 10% of income earners remains shockingly high at 31%. http://tinyurl.com/ydklm8g
  • Homelessness is not just an inner-city issue There is a rising tide of suburban homelessness, especially for women and families. http://bit.ly/bhDpHr
  • VA governor to propose cuts to homeless, domestic violence services: http://bit.ly/9InCpI
  • The story of one young families falling into homelessness, which has become a startling national trend. http://bit.ly/cOFf4C
  • Time Magazine discusses the growing trend of those who are homeless living in their cars as a last refuge before the streets. . http://tinyurl.com/yg7t5ya
  • Former MLB star Mo Vaughn is now helping NYC by working to preserve affordable housing & improve distressed properties. http://ow.ly/17QvY

Recent Posts

Back to Blog
January 7, 2019

Volunteer Spotlight: Sirisha Bonda

Sirisha Bonda (right) with Elaine Johnson, Calvary’s Senior Manager of Education & Programs Sirisha Bonda was introduced to Calvary through her fellowship with Service Never Sleeps (SNS), a nonp…
January 9, 2019

Grace's Story

“I was panicked. I had relied on my husband for so much, but just like that, he turned on me. I felt like I was endlessly falling in a deep hole.” Before Grace arrived at Calvary Women’s Se…
January 21, 2019

Reflections on Martin Luther King, Jr.

Since 1986, Americans have observed Martin Luther King Jr. Day as a way to honor the life & achievements of the civil rights leader. To celebrate, women at Calvary Women’s Services took a…