November 11, 2011

Friday Round-up: this week in the news

In honor of Veteran’s Day, a study about veterans who are homeless – on average they stay homeless longer than others: http://nyti.ms/v9a6cm. You can listen to an NPR story about this here: NPR h…
November 4, 2011

Friday Round-up: this week in the news

From the New York Times – “census data showing a big increase in the number of families living doubled up with friends and relatives suggests that another wave of homelessness may be in the o…
October 28, 2011

Friday Round-up: this week in the news

The White House reports on poverty: http://wapo.st/nV03z6 For some with mental illnesses, it’s not only finding a job – but finding the right job – that’s important: http://huff.to/s1IiXo “…
October 21, 2011

Friday Round-up: this week in the news

The hidden effects of domestic violence on working women: http://wapo.st/pM09F3 Studies show slow progress on the treatment of mental illnesses around the world: http://n.pr/nSXqz5 A story about the…
October 14, 2011

Friday Round-up: this week in the news

Faced with budget cuts, Topeka, Kansas has decriminalized domestic violence and will no longer prosecute abusers. http://bit.ly/qjH95Y. But as one writer points out, the costs of this measure could b…
October 4, 2011

Iron Chef: Calvary

The first event for Calvary’s Good Hope Kitchen: 100 Days to $100K program was a great success! We are so grateful to all the supporters who made this possible. Michael James putting the finishing t…
September 20, 2011

A Day in the Life of: a Case Manager

Today on the blog, we have a special guest contributor. Janet Norris, the Case Manager at our Pathways program, reflects on the challenges and rewards of her unique role at Calvary Women’s Servi…
September 16, 2011

Friday Round-up: this week in the news

Jobs have been in the news a lot lately. Here’s Mayor Gray’s plan to create more employment opportunities in the District: http://wapo.st/qUq3a8. Poverty in the U.S. is growing, what does this me…
September 13, 2011

100 Days to Make a Difference

Here at Calvary last week, we marked the kick-off of a new initiative to get you involved with building our new home. The Good Hope Kitchen: 100 Days to $100K program is a grassroots fundraising oppor…
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