Friday Round-up: this week in the news

  • Domestic violence conference shares some disturbing stories – internationally and right here in DC: http://wapo.st/yeXnbv
  • The state of poverty in DC: “the District still holds a higher concentrated poverty rate than any state and ranks 10th-highest among the nation’s largest cities” – http://bit.ly/yPftt9
  • As family homelessness grows in the area, stories like this are becoming more and more common…here’s one local student experiencing homelessness, but still achieving his goals: http://bit.ly/xj4Jp8

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November 26, 2019

Calvary Women’s Services Opens New Housing…

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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…
November 7, 2019

Volunteer Spotlight: Ezell Battle

Ezell Battle has joined us this fall through the Oramenta Newsome Fellowship at our partner organization, LISC (the Local Initiatives Support Corporation). With her background in human services work,…