Education
Life Skills, Education, and Art’s Program – LEAP
Friday afternoon watercolors class, women recreate artwork by Jacob Lawrence that they saw during a visit to the Phillips Collection At Calvary Women’s Services, our mission is to empower homeless women in Washington, DC, to transform their lives t…
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2017 In Review: Day Six
This week, we’re excited to highlight six posts from Elaine Johnson, the coordinator of LEAP (our Life skills, Education and Arts Program). We asked her to write about her five favorite moments from 2017. Looking back at 2017, I couldn’t…
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2017 In Review: Day Five
This week, we’re excited to highlight six posts from Elaine Johnson, the coordinator of LEAP (our Life skills, Education and Arts Program). We asked her to write about her five favorite moments from 2017. Looking back at 2017, I couldn’t…
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2017 In Review: Day Four
This week, we’re excited to highlight six posts from Elaine Johnson, the coordinator of LEAP (our Life skills, Education and Arts Program). We asked her to write about her five favorite moments from 2017. Looking back at 2017, I couldn’t…
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2017 In Review: Day Three
This week, we’re excited to highlight six posts from Elaine Johnson, the coordinator of LEAP (our Life skills, Education and Arts Program). We asked her to write about her five favorite moments from 2017. Looking back at 2017, I couldn’t…
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2017 In Review: Day One
This week, we’re excited to highlight six posts from Elaine Johnson, the coordinator of LEAP (our Life skills, Education and Arts Program). We asked her to write about her five favorite moments from 2017. Looking back at 2017, I couldn’t…
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Roseann Finigan Meisburg Annual Health Fair
On Thursday, November 2, women at Calvary Women’s Services attended the first Roseann Finigan Meisburg Annual Health Fair. Created in honor of Roseann Finigan Meisburg, the fair offered a day of health education and empowerment for women. Through…
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Echoes in These Streets: A Poetry Reading Series for Women Overcoming Homelessness
This post was originally published on the Poets & Writers’ Readings & Workshops Blog. “Poetry is people conveying their dreams through words,” mused Sonja Berry, who attended all three of the Echoes in These Streets poetry readings…
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A Trip Back in Time at Marjorie Merriweather Post’s Hillwood Estate
Last week, women at Calvary had the wonderful opportunity to visit the Hillwood Estate, former home of Marjorie Merriweather Post, here in Washington, DC.  We incorporate trips like this into the education program at Calvary as a way to open up new…
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Taking a Leading Role on Women’s Homelessness in D.C. – Introducing the Women’s Services Task Force
Written by Kris Thompson, Executive Director, Calvary Women’s Services On Friday, June 9th, Calvary hosted a meeting of the Interagency Council on Homelessness (ICH)* Women’s Task Force. I was thrilled by the number of people who attended and…
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