Friday Round-up: this week in the news

  • We’re excited to announce that the WHF Foundation awarded Calvary and five other DC-metro area non-profits a community partnership grant. http://bit.ly/TO5paq
  • Here’s a neat story about the vibrant, growing arts community in our new neighborhood: http://bit.ly/PciMON
  • “Around 123,000 D.C. residents – one in five – live in poverty” and fewer employers are providing health insurance: http://bit.ly/U9AL8O
  • California is trying to better safeguard the rights of homeless people to reclaim property seized by the police: http://bit.ly/PWnKxZ
  • “Household income fell in 2011 for the fourth straight year.” http://wapo.st/SHRDbt

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November 6, 2019

Felicia Recalls Her First Days at Calvary

“When I saw the bed made for me I knew I was in the right place. I felt lucky and blessed, and I knew this journey was going to be great.”  Felicia thinks back fondly on those first days…
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,…
January 21, 2020

Understanding Others Through Storytelling

Ashley, who lives at Calvary Women’s Services, stood up and told her story last week. She spoke with the confidence and ease that comes with years of storytelling, even though this was her first…