Friday Round-up: this week in the news

  • “A shortage of affordable housing for larger families with four or more children is a big factor behind crowded conditions at the District’s main family homeless shelter…” http://wapo.st/YJMTCL
  • How the Affordable Care Act will help increase access to mental health services: http://to.pbs.org/Wm9AJC
  • “…shopping for food, especially on a budget, is for many an equally daunting prospect.” http://wapo.st/WraRix
  • Learn how the sequestration will impact funding for job search assistance, violence against women, and more in your state: http://wapo.st/WvZ6az

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Volunteer Celebrates Incredible Hike by Fundr…

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Reflections on Martin Luther King, Jr.

Since 1986, Americans have observed Martin Luther King Jr. Day as a way to honor the life & achievements of the civil rights leader. To celebrate, women at Calvary Women’s Services took a…