Education
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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Money Smart: Personal Finance Education at Calvary
As part of Calvary’s life skills education program, members of the Women in Housing and Finance Foundation have been leading a personal finance course for women at Calvary since 2013. The course, FDIC’s Money Smart, has always been a favo…
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