Friday Round-up: this week in the news

This recent D.C. heat wave puts people who are homeless at risk: http://huff.to/MXDWiZ. Tips on staying healthy in extreme temperatures: http://bit.ly/LKttne

Helpful summary of the ways the Affordable Care Act will benefit people with mental illnesses: http://huff.to/MOXbL7

Recent report finds that doctors often ignore addiction in their patients – “only about 1-in-10 people with addiction involving alcohol or other drugs receive treatment.” http://bit.ly/MXxmJp

What does the report about HIV and African-American women in DC really mean? The Women’s Collective explains in a bit more detail: http://bit.ly/LuRKzz

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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…
June 28, 2019

Volunteer Spotlight: Melissa Reinberg

Melissa Reinberg facilitates a weekly negotiation skills class at Calvary Women’s Services as part of our education programs. Along with her colleague, Iris Barnett, Melissa leads group activit…
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Volunteer Spotlight: Emma Voiles

This summer at Calvary Women’s Services we are fortunate to have another intern join us from the University of Colorado Boulder. Originally from Denver, Emma Voiles is serving as our Community…