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

Recent Posts

Back to Blog
November 6, 2019

Felicia Recalls Her First Days at Calvary

“When I saw the bed made for me I knew I was in the right place. I felt lucky and blessed, and I knew this journey was going to be great.”  Felicia thinks back fondly on those first days…
November 26, 2019

Calvary Women’s Services Opens New Housing…

Photos taken of the new Reach Up site during move-in day. WASHINGTON, D.C. – Calvary Women’s Services today announced the opening of a new housing program, Reach Up. As winter approaches and tempe…
November 11, 2019

You're Invited to Home for the Holidays

Join Calvary Women’s Services for an evening of holiday festivities in honor of women overcoming their homelessness. We’ll gather together to highlight the season of giving and celebrate our new…