Friday Round-up: this week in the news

Hot topic this week: Homeless children and families in DC and around the country.

  • In D.C. the number of families on the streets grew 18% last year. At the time of a budget surplus in the city, are we doing enough? http://wapo.st/Z7SxRv
  • And all around the nation, single moms & families are the new “face” of homelessness: http://bit.ly/U5BgWg

Plus, good news – the Violence Against Women Act has passed the senate with key new protections for domestic violence victims! http://nyti.ms/XzNXoi

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June 3, 2019

Clenitha Comes Home to Sister Circle

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Finally At Home: Deborah's Story

“My Mom always told me that my name should have been ‘Determined.’ I just kept focused on what I wanted to do.” Before coming to Calvary Women’s Services, Deborah strugg…