Friday Round-up: this week in the news

  • We’re so grateful to our amazing staff who stayed at our programs during this week’s storm to make sure women at Calvary were safe and sound. Here’s a story about some of the other local organizations that offered food and shelter throughout Hurricane Sandy: http://wapo.st/TSmsEQ
  • With public transportation shut down for the storm, some homeless men and women had difficulty accessing services and shelter during the storm: http://bit.ly/Rxj3N9
  • Election Day is next week. Are you voting? Volunteers have been helping people who are homeless in D.C. get registered to vote: http://to.pbs.org/SfbGce
  • “Mental disorders contributed as much to a lifetime of disability as do cardiovascular and respiratory diseases and surpassed all cancers and HIV.” http://huff.to/Rxq80n
  • In a six-year study, children who experienced homelessness had consistently lower academic achievement than other students. http://bit.ly/WYBqzr

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