April 6, 2010

Hope is the belief that she will achieve

Hope is holy. Hope is a desire. Hope is wisdom for poor people. Hope expresses faith in a better future. Hope is in her horizon. Hope is not beyond her reach. Hope is the belief that she will achieve.…
April 2, 2010

Friday Round-Up: This week in the news

DC’s Street Sense reports: Homeless Advocates Come Together for Solutions http://bit.ly/bL7wwm The nonprofit Fairfax Area Christian Emergency and Transition Services (FACETS) is piloting a program…
March 30, 2010

Finding Community in the Midst of Crisis

I sat with my uncle in the hospital waiting room the day my young and vibrant aunt had a mastectomy.  I held my friend, and held back my tears, before she was wheeled into surgery.  I’ve known the…
March 26, 2010

Friday Round-Up: This week in the news

Report finds rise in DC poverty to nearly 1 in 5 residents http://bit.ly/9coAOw Homelessness puts women at increased risk for rape and sexual assault http://bit.ly/cfLj3E 12-yr-old begins a 2,478-mil…
March 23, 2010

Thank You Colorado State University

When Megan Miller returns to school on Monday, she’ll no doubt be swapping spring break stories with friends.  But Megan’s stories will be much different than those of her fellow classmates at Co…
March 19, 2010

Friday Round-Up: This week in the news

A traditional soup kitchen is being converted into a culinary school to train those who are homeless for work as chefs, sous-chefs, etc. http://tinyurl.com/ykol2at On Wednesday, the Senate, with 11 R…
March 16, 2010

Taking Charge of Your Health

Women who are homeless often feel out of control, isolated, and unable to dictate the paths of their own lives. This is especially true when trying to navigate the  myriad  social services  around…
March 12, 2010

Friday Round-Up: This week in the news

DC’s approach to homelessness- ‘It’s Still Big Buildings Full Of People’ http://bit.ly/dmV3h9 Startling revelations about DC’s shelter for homeless families at DC General: http://bit.ly…
March 9, 2010

Everything you need to know about Breast Canc…

The average woman at Calvary is 45 years old- an age when it is recommended that a woman should receive a mammogram yearly. However, many, coming off the streets or from other emergency shelters, have…
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