January 18, 2013

Friday Round-up: this week in the news

For the first time in more than six years, the unemployment rate for adult women has surpassed that for adult men: http://nyti.ms/XDmsAr Colder weather in the southwest means more people are seeking…
January 4, 2013

Friday Round-up: this week in the news

The cold winter temperatures present a real danger to men and women who are homeless: http://bit.ly/VyAtd1 A different kind of “resolution” for the new year: http://huff.to/UJ1CMa
December 28, 2012

Friday Round-up: this week in the news

Holiday season brings rise in domestic violence: http://bit.ly/VCCfIn Unemployment rate drops in DC suburbs: http://bit.ly/YQ9rmS
December 21, 2012

Friday Round-up: this week in the news

New York Times piece on how the government is working to fight homelessness: http://nyti.ms/T4nfq0 “…individuals who experience mental health symptoms are no more likely than anyone else to commi…
December 14, 2012

Friday Round-up: this week in the news

HUD reports steady overall homelessness rates from 2011 to 2012, though numbers of homeless in DC have been continually growing over the last few years: http://nyti.ms/XJPfm2 Good news – the number…
December 7, 2012

Friday Round-up: this week in the news

There’s been a recent drop in government donations to food banks, what does this mean for hungry families during the holiday season? http://wapo.st/S7BuZD Domestic violence arrests rise in the Dist…
November 23, 2012

Friday Round-up: this week in the news

Calvary was featured in Washington City Paper’s 2012 charitable giving guide “Give it Up, D.C. – 70 local nonprofits that are worth your time and money.” Worsening hunger problems…
November 16, 2012

Friday Round-up: this week in the news

It’s Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week. Are you getting involved? There’s good news and bad news: homelessness among veterans is dropping, but barriers still remain in the effort to solve th…
November 13, 2012

National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness We…

It’s National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week. So this week on the blog, we’d like to share some facts you may not have known about homelessness and hunger in the nation’s capital… Home…
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