October 22, 2010

Friday Round-Up: this week in the news

Washington’s part-time workers have been hit hard over the past few years. The median wage for women working part-time in the region fell $2,700 – the most significant drop anywhere in the countr…
October 15, 2010

Friday Round-Up: this week in the news

A Letter to the Editor from Senator Cardin, who chaired the recent hearing about hate crimes against homeless men & women: http://bit.ly/9ErypJ With hypothermia season starting in just two weeks,…
October 8, 2010

Friday Round-Up: this week in the news

This week is Mental Illness Awareness Week. Is someone you know affected by a mental illness? Take some time and educate yourself. As a follow-up to our unemployment blog from earlier this week, the…
October 1, 2010

Friday Round-Up: this week in the news

Florida just passed a bill that makes attacks targeting homeless individuals a hate crime: http://huff.to/d1ZQOU An interesting take on the gender gap – could mental health be a factor in the ongoi…
August 20, 2010

Friday Round-Up: This week in the news

An interesting opinion piece on best way to shelter those who are homeless: If we care about reducing number of people experiencing homelessness, must focus on permanent housing http://bit.ly/9FULZk…
August 17, 2010

Another (In) Kind of Giving: Part 2

Last month, I shared how important in-kind donations are to the women that live at Calvary.  Just incase this is your first time reading Calvary Comments, or you’re an avid reader in need of a bit…
August 13, 2010

Friday Round-Up: This week in the news

An example of how programs can change lives: “Say it Loud, Say it Proud: I Used to Be Homeless” from Change.org http://bit.ly/beX4w8 “Bringing health care to the homeless” on Cape Cod…
August 9, 2010

Friday Round-Up: This week in the news

A new report says a rising number of older women are losing their homes due to poverty and experiencing homelessness. http://bit.ly/aHkTd6 In Seattle hundreds more could be sleeping on the streets if…
July 27, 2010

Another (In) Kind of Giving: Part 1

There is something magical about Monday mornings.  I know that may sound crazy, so let me explain.  The weekend is over, and it’s back to work or school—back to the grind.  Enter work day routi…
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