domestic violence
Friday Round-up: this week in the news
“Ten by 20. That’s the most ambitious goal laid out by the Comprehensive Housing Strategy Task Force…” Gray, Task Force Unveil Proposals for Affordable Housing (Washington City Paper) Also included: a PDF of the full report…
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Friday Round-up: this week in the news
“A shortage of affordable housing for larger families with four or more children is a big factor behind crowded conditions at the District’s main family homeless shelter…” http://wapo.st/YJMTCL How the Affordable Care Act will help incre…
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Friday Round-up: this week in the news
Hot topic this week: Homeless children and families in DC and around the country. Washington Post’s two-part feature on the 600 kids living at the D.C. General shelter (http://wapo.st/VPEwBB) and how we can fix this (http://wapo.st/X2DUvT). In D.C.…
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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
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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 District and Northern Virginia: http://bit.ly/WrMQr0 T…
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Friday Round-up: this week in the news
The number of students who are homeless in one DC suburb is expected to reach new record of 2,500 students as homelessness grows: http://wapo.st/RWJrCk A local rabbi and pastor weigh in about the rise of homeless families in DC, and the scarcity of…
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Friday Round-up: this week in the news
A former health legislator reflects on his son’s life struggling with mental illness and homelessness, and what could have been done to help him: http://wapo.st/R2VgWP With Domestic Violence Awareness Month coming to close, here are some ways you…
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Friday Round-up: this week in the news
Just in time for Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Maryland announces two new laws to help protect victims of domestic violence: http://wapo.st/SYcDVl The high cost of domestic violence: http://nydn.us/OBkk8C “D.C. public housing officials said W…
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October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Yesterday marked the beginning of Domestic Violence Awareness Month. But at Calvary, domestic violence is an issue that affects our programs year-round. Nearly all of the women who come to Calvary have histories of violence and at some point during t…
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Friday Round-up: this week in the news
The challenges of “screening” for domestic violence: http://reut.rs/NpzKvU New York City – along with DC – has seen huge increases in shelter needs over the past year: http://nyti.ms/OmQ8x2 Summer is winding down and school will be starting…
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