July 22, 2011

Friday Round-up: this week in the news

 This week’s heat wave puts people who are homeless at risk: http://huff.to/oEWxJY 32% of DC residents who are unemployed have been out of a job for over a year. http://on.wsj.com/oQDCz7 Renov…
July 18, 2011

Calvary Women’s Services launches $3 millio…

Project that will transform vacant building and provide a new Home – and Hope – for  homeless women underway on Good Hope Road.  At a time when many social service providers have been forced by…
July 8, 2011

Friday Round-up: this week in the news

Seeking shelter from the hot summer weather: http://bit.ly/rbK2uD A new HUD program aims to help homeowners in danger of foreclosure: http://wapo.st/lfpUj8 No good news on unemployment – http://bit…
June 24, 2011

Friday Round-up: this week in the news

Although the city has made progress, AIDS remains a significant concern in the district … and homeless women in D.C. are more likely to be affected than the general population: http://wapo.st/k…
June 21, 2011

Take Me Out to the Ball Game!

What do you call a six-run comeback by the Nats, a rare June night that requires a sweatshirt, and a group of Calvary supporters gathered together? ABSOLUTELY PERFECT (of course, if you’re a Cardina…
June 17, 2011

Friday Round-up: this week in the news

HUD issued their annual homelessness assessment report to congress this week. Read a summary of this year’s findings here: http://1.usa.gov/l9ovpj Local organizations working to prevent and end hom…
June 14, 2011

A Night of Poetry and Prose

In late May, the Junior League of Washington hosted a “Night of Poetry and Prose” for the women at Calvary. A stage, coupled with dim lights, coffee, and treats made for a fun special event for Ca…
June 10, 2011

Friday Round-up: this week in the news

Especially with this recent heat wave, summer can be a dangerous time for men and women experiencing homelessness:  http://bit.ly/kGKxWs HUD to tighten regulations for affordable housing efforts: ht…
June 3, 2011

Friday Round-up: this week in the news

Tight budgets lead agencies to introduce controversial practices for homeless men and women seeking shelter. http://wapo.st/mRsU9x Cuts to mental health funds mean that many with chronic mental illne…
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