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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November 26, 2019

Calvary Women’s Services Opens New Housing…

Photos taken of the new Reach Up site during move-in day. WASHINGTON, D.C. – Calvary Women’s Services today announced the opening of a new housing program, Reach Up. As winter approaches and tempe…
December 13, 2019

25 Years at Calvary

I’m excited to celebrate my 25th anniversary as Chief Executive Officer of Calvary Women’s Services. It is a privilege to lead an organization dedicated to empowering women to transform their liv…
November 7, 2019

Volunteer Spotlight: Ezell Battle

Ezell Battle has joined us this fall through the Oramenta Newsome Fellowship at our partner organization, LISC (the Local Initiatives Support Corporation). With her background in human services work,…