Friday Round-up: this week in the news

  • “The percentage of women among sheltered veterans increased by 1.8 percentage points between 2010 and 2011 and by 2.3 percentage points since 2009.” http://huff.to/15CgTT9
  • Today we celebrate International Women’s Day! How are you getting involved? Here are some things happening around the D.C. area: http://wapo.st/Yh4QVi
  •  D.C. is not the only city where homelessness has been growing lately. New York City has seen a massive surge in the need for services lately: http://bit.ly/YHHE5A
  • So many stigmas about mental illness persist, and people continue to be treated unfairly because of their illnesses. How do we fix this? http://huff.to/16ebrqZ

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Volunteer Spotlight: Catalina Castro

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Calvary Women's Services' In This Together 5k…

Calvary Women’s Services’ In This Together 5k is back! The 2021 In This Together 5k will take place from September 27th to October 2nd. You can complete the 5k walk/run/bike all at once or throug…