Friday Round-up: this week in the news

  • Faced with budget cuts, Topeka, Kansas has decriminalized domestic violence and will no longer prosecute abusers. http://bit.ly/qjH95Y. But as one writer points out, the costs of this measure could be greater than lawmakers realize: http://wapo.st/ocu1fE
  • Hunger is rising in some DC suburbs: http://wapo.st/pCJtth
  • Monday was Columbus Day, but it was also World Homeless Day.
  • One in every four people will require mental health care at some point in their lives. But globally, less than $3 per person per year is spent on mental health. http://bit.ly/qTFjbO

Recent Posts

Back to Blog
October 2, 2019

Dana's Story

“I never thought that I would be in this kind of situation, but when you love someone you make excuses.” For over five years, Dana had been living with her partner. She cared deeply for him, even…
October 2, 2019

Our Wish List for Reach Up, Calvary's New Hou…

This fall, Calvary Women’s Services is growing. Over the next month, we will open up a new housing program called Reach Up that will expand our capacity by 80%. As we prepare to open our doors…
December 4, 2019

Tianna's Heart

Tianna’s ‘Storm of Life’ Drawing Made During Her First LEAP Class Last week, Tianna was in her first health class at Calvary. The topic- physical and emotional health of the heart. A…