Anacostia
Friday Round-Up: This Week in the News
“Of the ten programs DCSEU runs, five are specifically aimed at affordable housing in the low-income community.” What do solar panels have to do with affordable housing? A lot. (Elevation DC) “Among the many provisions in the bill is one that w…
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Theater Alliance Partners with Women at Calvary to Explore “Broke-ology”
Every Monday afternoon in July, a group of women at Calvary settled in to read. Books in hand, characters highlighted, the women worked with a volunteer to read a script – the play was Broke-ology, now showing at our neighborhood’s newest theater…
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Cutting the Ribbon at Calvary’s New Home
On Sunday, Calvary officially cut the ribbon to open our new, state-of-the-art facility on Good Hope Road in Anacostia. As you may know, Calvary began this expansion project back in 2010 as a response to the growing crisis of homelessness in DC. In…
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Friday Round-up: this week in the news
We’re excited to announce that the WHF Foundation awarded Calvary and five other DC-metro area non-profits a community partnership grant. http://bit.ly/TO5paq Here’s a neat story about the vibrant, growing arts community in our new neighborhood:…
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Ready, Set, 5k! – Anacostia Park & Our New Neighborhood
by Katie Bolton Each week, I am more excited about Delta Sigma Theta 5K Run/Walk on June 23.  This week I’m pumped about the location in Anacostia Waterfront Park. Highly-accessible and just blocks from our new location on Good Hope Road, the park…
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Three Questions for Calvary’s Staff
On the Calvary Comments blog, you’ve read the stories of women who have used Calvary’s programs to change their lives and heard from volunteers who have shared their passion for their work with us. Today we hear from some of our staff members, th…
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11th Annual Hope Awards Dinner
Exec. Director Kris Thompson with Sandra Evers-Manly, emcee Steve Rudin, and Board President Tracy Ballard. For the past 11 years, Calvary Women’s Services has honored individuals in the community who offer hope and support to women in need at our…
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Friday Round-up: this week in the news
Fun community event in Calvary’s new neighborhood this April! http://www.lumen8anacostia.com/ Outrage over the death of a homeless woman in jail after being arrested for refusing to leave the emergency room: http://wapo.st/Hs6oFq Poverty  and acc…
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Good Hope Road Community Update
Since our January update, Calvary Women’s Services staff has been meeting with new neighbors and prospective partners in the Anacostia community. Calvary’s Executive Director, Kris Thompson, recently attended the February 23rd public hearing rega…
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Friday Round-up: this week in the news
Maybe you saw this story in the Post earlier this week – we’re thrilled to be moving into a neighborhood with such exciting changes on the way! http://wapo.st/wIyuV6 Progress in ensuring those in need can access shelter in New York: http://huff.…
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