Friday Round-up: this week in the news

  • A shocking story – despite Florida’s laws against hate crimes targeting people who are homeless, some individuals are cruelly taken advantage of when they are most vulnerable: http://bit.ly/g0TBWr
  • Did you catch yesterday’s story in the Washington Post? http://wapo.st/dG4BPJ The latest survey of D.C. shows that homelessness is still on the rise
  • In recognition of Equal Pay Day, these myths about the pay gap between men and women may surprise you: http://wapo.st/evM1kJ
  • Today closes out National Volunteer Week. If you are interested in volunteering with Calvary Women’s Services, contact Catherine cbisson@calvaryservices.org to get started!

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