July 23, 2010

Friday Round-Up: This week in the news

From CNN: The job market continues to recover as unemployment rates drop in 39 states. http://bit.ly/9aQVJI There was a lot of news regarding the vote for the extension of unemployment benefits. Here…
July 20, 2010

Accessing Detox in the District

See if this sounds familiar to you: I know I should work out more.  I keep intending to do so, but every time I set my mind to some new plan, something comes up.  I am great at getting in my own way…
July 16, 2010

Friday Round-Up: This week in the news

The Department of Veteran Affairs has acknowledged that women are nearly four times as likely as men to end up homeless. From NPR “Female Veterans Struggle To Stay Off Streets” http://n.pr/9kx8AI…
July 13, 2010

Honoring Women Veterans

Last week my kids and I were in Detroit for a Tigers baseball game.  We joined everyone in the stadium on that 4th of July weekend in honoring veterans.  As the screen on the scoreboard projected th…
July 9, 2010

Friday Round-Up: This week in the news

The National Alliance to End Homelessness’s first installment of “Examining the Federal Plan”- they begin on their blog with Youth Homelessness. http://bit.ly/du0soX Expenses Up + Wages…
July 7, 2010

Female Veterans and Homelessness

As we’ve talked about before on the blog, many of the women who come to Calvary are survivors of past trauma and abuse. And post traumatic stress disorder, a common illness for veterans, is somethin…
July 2, 2010

Friday Round-Up: This week in the news

From the Washington Post: Area foundations’ giving dropped 9.6% in 2009 after economy crashed http://bit.ly/b8S8Bk Sen.Tom Coburn (R-Okla) blocks a bill that would provide benefits to female vet…
June 29, 2010

Ask the Nurse Returns

As I reported in our most recent newsletter, one of Calvary’s most popular Life Skills Education classes, Ask the Nurse, has returned! This past week I was able to attend a session with our new volu…
June 25, 2010

Friday Round-Up: This week in the news

An excellent article from the The Huffington Post about the TANF Emergency Fund and what’s at state if the Senate doesn’t act soon: Subsidized Jobs Programs Peaking as Expiration Looms. h…
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