Friday Round-up: this week in the news

  • Story from the New York Times about how homelessness in American is changing: http://nyti.ms/zGHGwH
  • A California woman left a legacy to ensure people who were homeless in her community could get the support they needed: http://huff.to/ywRxBY
  • Homelessness puts people at risk in so many ways – a man in Northern Virginia died in a fire this week after trying to shelter himself in an abandoned building. http://wapo.st/wOf4CI
  • More on Congress’s re-authorization of the Violence Against Women Act: http://huff.to/yYc3m9

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March 12, 2021

"You have to be patient with yourself."

2020 was a tough year for Quiana. Quiana lost a close family member to COVID-19, was laid off from her job, and after leaving an abusive relationship she found herself homeless. Arriving at Calvary W…
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Corporate Partner Spotlight: CareFirst

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February 26, 2021

Calvary Women's Services Recognized with the…

Calvary Women’s Services is honored to have been recognized with the 2021 Nannie Helen Burroughs Humanitarian Award at the DC Courts’ Second Annual African American Impact Awards. Calvary’s…