Friday Round-Up: This Week in the News

“A lack of partitions . . . created an environment in which families with young children had insufficient privacy when changing and sleeping, ruled Administrative Law Judge John P. Dean.” Judge’s Ruling Complicates How DC Deals with Homeless Families on Freezing Nights (Washington Post)

“Between January and March 31 of this year, the coalition wants to end homelessness for 190 veterans, including 56 who are chronically homeless.” Veterans NOW Coalition On Track To House Over 400 Homeless Veterans in D.C. By March 31 (DCist)

“The retail cost of the materials to build the first six houses was somewhere between $10,000 and $12,000 per house, says Guidi. But many of the building materials were donated, and all of the labor was done in a massive volunteer effort.” Tiny houses for the homeless: an affordable trend catches on (Christian Science Monitor)

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January 7, 2019

Volunteer Spotlight: Sirisha Bonda

Sirisha Bonda (right) with Elaine Johnson, Calvary’s Senior Manager of Education & Programs Sirisha Bonda was introduced to Calvary through her fellowship with Service Never Sleeps (SNS), a nonp…
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…
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…