May 6, 2011

Friday Round-up: this week in the news

Former Hope Awards honoree, Michelle Singletary,  on the federal budget — HUD faces millions in cuts to vital housing counseling programs that prevent homelessness: http://wapo.st/knqM5X Yet a…
April 29, 2011

Friday Round-up: this week in the news

Illegal treatment from landlords has been creating unnecessary barriers for District residents looking for affordable housing: http://wapo.st/k204cl An impossible choice — rising costs leave ma…
April 19, 2011

Celebrating "Hope"

Ten years ago, Calvary Women’s Services held the first Hope Awards Dinner to recognize people whose work – either volunteer or professional – lifts up our community.  At the time, one member of…
April 15, 2011

Friday Round-up: this week in the news

A shocking story – despite Florida’s laws against hate crimes targeting people who are homeless, some individuals are cruelly taken advantage of when they are most vulnerable: http://bit.ly/g0TBW…
April 1, 2011

Friday Round-up: this week in the news

Good news on the unemployment front… no April foolin’! http://n.pr/gkaRL4 Although for some in the D.C. metro region, there is still a great need for support: http://wapo.st/f1zxAI Today…
March 25, 2011

Friday Round-up: this week in the news

Many nonprofits are still feeling the impact of the recession: http://ow.ly/4iNxU Food stamps and tax aid helped prevent thousands from falling below the poverty line during the recession. http://nyt…
March 22, 2011

When a Hairstyle Means More than Just a New L…

Last Monday, Patrice from CommunPR coordinated The New You Project at Randolph Cree Salon on Capitol Hill for the women at Calvary. A team of stylists, manicurists, and a make-up artist pampered resid…
March 18, 2011

Friday Round-up: this week in the news

What the official unemployment statistics don’t take in to account: http://wapo.st/eJZp8b A new study shows domestic abuse often goes overlooked when victims seek treatment in emergency rooms: http…
March 11, 2011

Friday Round-up: this week in the news

Tuesday marked the 100th anniversary of International Women’s Day. There have been many advances in women’s health issues over the years, but where does the U.S. still fall short? http://huff.to/…
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