Friday Round-up: this week in the news

  • Jobs have been in the news a lot lately. Here’s Mayor Gray’s plan to create more employment opportunities in the District: http://wapo.st/qUq3a8.
  • Poverty in the U.S. is growing, what does this mean for homelessness? http://wapo.st/q3HMkJ
  • The state of care for people with mental illnesses in DC: http://wapo.st/pIhadP
  • It’s back to school time! But with family homelessness growing, there are many children who don’t have a stable place to go home to when they leave school: http://huff.to/oqduhy

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August 19, 2019

Cocktails for Calvary - Fall Edition

On Thursday, September 19th join Calvary Women’s Services for the fall edition of Cocktails for Calvary. The event will take place from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at Marvin, a mainstay of DC’s eclectic bar…
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My Own Place to Cook: Mia's Story

“Am I going to have to buy a coffee pot? What about pots and pans? I’m from the South and I like to cook.” This was Mia on the day she moved from Calvary Women’s Services into her own…
September 4, 2019

Volunteer Spotlight: Cheryl Williams

Cheryl Williams volunteers at the front desk of Calvary Women’s Services on a weekly basis. A former nonprofit management professional and school teacher, she is now retired and enjoys the oppo…