Friday Round-Up: This Week in the News

“’It’s OK to have a voice,’ she said. ‘Your voice has been silenced for years. You can remain anonymous, but you can have a voice.’”  Domestic Violence Survivor Helps Abused Women Regain their Voice (News One)

“For me, education was my outlet, my hope. I never imagined that I would ever have the opportunity to go to a college let alone a prestigious university. Every day I remind myself how hard I’ve worked to get to where I am now. It doesn’t matter that I have to work three jobs, complete research all while being a full-time student; one day, it will all be worth it.” From Homelessness to Johns Hopkins: One Medical Student’s Journey of Overcoming Tremendous Obstacles (Rizzarr)

“Mayor Vincent Gray’s city-wide discussion  . . .  brings mental health issues out of the shadows.” District Starts Mental Health Dialogue (WTOP)

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March 5, 2019

Volunteer Spotlight: The Price Family

Anna and Everett Price are meal volunteers at Calvary Women’s Services. Once a month they bring dinner to women at Calvary, but they don’t do it alone. Each month the Prices bring their c…
March 6, 2019

Helen's Story

Before coming to Calvary Women’s Services, Helen had a good job as a clinical technician at a DC hospital. Unfortunately, during one of her shifts, she suffered an injury. Initially, she was able to…
January 9, 2019

Grace's Story

“I was panicked. I had relied on my husband for so much, but just like that, he turned on me. I felt like I was endlessly falling in a deep hole.” Before Grace arrived at Calvary Women’s Se…