Friday Round-Up: This Week in the News

  • “As other newly minted graduates in Fairfax County and throughout the region focus on the beginning of adulthood and a path to living independently, Kanu and Winland already know all about living on their own.” For Fairfax Homeless Students, Graduation Means a Diploma and a Brighter Future (Washington Post)
  • “Premised on the notion that routines help many with mental illness develop order in their everyday lives and succeed in their pursuits, cognitive remediation grooms the brain in the steps needed to meet such goals.” A New (Old) Way to Treat Mental Illness (CNN)
  • “The justices originally agreed to take up the housing issue in 2011 in a case from St. Paul, Minn., questioning whether the city’s enforcement of its housing code in low-cost rentals disproportionately occupied by African-Americans violated the fair housing law.” Federal Housing Anti-Discrimination Law to get Supreme Court Review (Washington Post)

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June 3, 2019

Clenitha Comes Home to Sister Circle

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Sasha-Ann Simons, Reporter at WAMU, to Host t…

We are thrilled to have Sasha-Ann Simons, reporter at WAMU, hosting the 18th Annual Hope Awards Dinner. The event will take place on Wednesday, May 8th at the Capital Hilton from 6:00 to 9:00 PM. PUR…
June 7, 2019

Calvary Women’s Services Recognized as Red…

Washington, DC – Calvary Women’s Services has been named one of 25 Red Hot Nonprofits by DCA Live, a group that spotlights the fastest-growing companies and most dynamic professionals in the Wash…