Friday Round-Up: This Week in the News

“They said that ongoing efforts to reform Medicaid in the commonwealth should be given time to bear fruit before expansion is considered.”  Va. House Members Say No to Medicaid Expansion (Washington Post)

“The president called on Congress, business owners and local representatives to take action to raise the wage floor across the country.” The State of the Minimum Wage (CNN)

“The stigma that surrounds these tragedies is often fed by misinformation and misunderstanding.” Stop Talking and Start Acting on Mental Health (Huffington Post)

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March 20, 2020

Urgent Needs Wish List

As the COVID-19 crisis continues and we are all socially distancing at home, there is at least one thing we are all feeling: boredom. For the women at Calvary Women’s Services, boredom can be incred…
June 16, 2020

UPDATED: Urgent Needs Wish List

56% of the women living at Calvary have lost their jobs due to the pandemic. Without their income, even basic items that they need can become a new source of stress in their life. Calvary’s life-sav…
June 2, 2020

Our Commitment to Combat Racism and Promote E…

Calvary Women’s Services stands with those raising their voices across the country and in our city to oppose systemic and institutional racism and acts of injustice against Black Americans. We remai…