Friday Round-Up: This Week in the News

“’I see a community that was left without, underserved,” he says. “It is gross what is being done to our people. But rather than curse the darkness, I made it a mission of Everlasting Life to shine that light.’” Vegan restaurateur’s truck aims to make Prince George’s ‘food desert’ a little healthier (Washington Post)

“The new MyGED Web portal allows test-takers to register online, find nearby testing locations, learn about local adult education programs, and take practice tests. Students will get immediate feedback on how they do on the practice tests and suggestions for where to focus their studying to improve.” GED Testing Service Rolls Out Online Test Prep and Support (Education Week)

“The health care law, the Affordable Care Act, will bring better and more coordinated health care to people who are homeless because more will be eligible for Medicaid.” Obamacare will improve health care for homeless, study says (Times-Herald)

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December 14, 2022

Volunteer Spotlight: Fall 2022 Intern

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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.…