Friday Round-up: this week in the news

  • Men and women with mental illnesses “are especially vulnerable to heat-related illnesses and death.” http://bit.ly/KYeExz
  • Another risk during the hotter months – incidents of domestic violence often rise during the summer: http://bit.ly/N2WSPp
  • 1-in-5 older adults will struggle with mental illness or substance abuse: http://cbsn.ws/MmEVGa
  • From the Washington Post: “The District Office of Human Rights launches fair housing campaign” http://wapo.st/S5fMEP
  • Controversy in Philadelphia over programs that provide meals for people who are homeless: http://n.pr/N4yj2i
  • Ward 8 unemployment is nearly triple the national average: http://wj.la/LS7Tz2

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September 3, 2019

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 27, 2019

Calvary Women's Services Receives over $32,00…

Left to right: Kate Attilio of DAVIS Construction and member of Calvary’s Board of Directors, Kris Thompson CEO of Calvary Women’s Services, and representatives from the American Heart Ass…
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…