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

Recent Posts

Back to Blog
September 27, 2022

First In-Person Community Walk a Huge Success

Calvary Women’s Services had an incredible turnout for the first in-person In This Together Community Walk! Over 90 supporters and friends came together at Anacostia Park on Saturday to walk t…
October 4, 2022

A Fresh Start for the Women in Sisters Rise

Sisters Rise, the newest program at Calvary Women’s Services, is supporting  women who are survivors of domestic violence as they settle into their new homes and get a fresh start in their lives.…
November 28, 2022

KPMG Volunteers Help Calvary Women Navigate t…

Volunteers from KPMG, one of the world’s leading professional services firms, spent an afternoon at Calvary Women’s Services. Volunteers connected with women who face unique challenges as they see…