Friday Round-up: this week in the news

  • Women’s health funding is at the center of the potential government shutdown. For the latest: http://wapo.st/gCpClr
  • NPR on hidden ways that budget cuts could disproportionately hurt women: http://n.pr/gArZXp
  • Last week, the Congressional Caucus on Homelessness hosted its first briefing of the 112th Congress. http://bit.ly/gqVQrw
  • The latest on the controversial trend in hiring: “unemployed need not apply.” http://n.pr/ej5lO0
  • An important move towards eliminating homelessness internationally: http://huff.to/gs3hRu

If the impending shutdown means you’ll have some extra time on your hands, why not start volunteering? To join Calvary’s volunteer team, contact Catherine at cbisson@calvaryservices.org.

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