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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June 3, 2019

Clenitha Comes Home to Sister Circle

Before arriving at Calvary Women’s Services, Clenitha was struggling with addiction and depression. “I was hopeless, homeless, and depressed. I didn’t know where I was going to get my help…
July 2, 2019

Finally At Home: Deborah's Story

“My Mom always told me that my name should have been ‘Determined.’ I just kept focused on what I wanted to do.” Before coming to Calvary Women’s Services, Deborah strugg…
May 1, 2019

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…