Friday Round-Up: this week in the news

  • Washington’s part-time workers have been hit hard over the past few years. The median wage for women working part-time in the region fell $2,700 – the most significant drop anywhere in the country! http://wapo.st/auhqIn
  • Did you know one in every five Americans will suffer from a serious mental illness sometime in their lives? http://exm.nr/cCIJ2p
  • One local nonprofit tries out a controversial new fundraising tactic on the sidewalks of Silver Spring: http://wapo.st/alIJvE
  • Recent studies show that a breast cancer diagnosis is often delayed for African American women. http://bit.ly/bewOTW
  • Evictions of domestic violence victims leave vulnerable women out on the street and at risk. Read how one Californian fought to prevent these women from being forced out of their homes. http://huff.to/cqeaMa

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