Friday Round-Up: This Week in the News

“Gray has pledged $100 million to create or preserve 10,000 affordable housing units by 2020.” D.C. affordable housing plans from Vincent Gray (WJLA)

“Nationwide, states have cut spending for treating mental illness in the past decade, resulting in longer waits for outpatient care and fewer inpatient beds.” A Son’s Death Reveals Chasms In Emergency Mental Health Care (NPR)

“Since 2010, the total number of homeless people has dropped 6 percent, from 649,917.” Homelessness drops for third straight year in US (Washington Post)

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January 15, 2019

Metro Fare Card Drive - Women's March 2019

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February 6, 2019

Loretta's Story

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January 21, 2019

Reflections on Martin Luther King, Jr.

Since 1986, Americans have observed Martin Luther King Jr. Day as a way to honor the life & achievements of the civil rights leader. To celebrate, women at Calvary Women’s Services took a…