education
Living at Calvary and Going to College
Yolanda recently earned her associate’s degree in corrections administration from the University of the District of Columbia. The process took three years of determination and hard work. What makes her achievement even more impressive is the fact t…
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Volunteer Spotlight: Colleen Robertson
Colleen Robertson has a challenging task as a weekly LEAP (Life Skill, Education and Arts Program) instructor – convincing women that they can conquer math, and that it can be fun! She first heard about Calvary from a friend and former board member…
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LEAP-ing Ahead
Milton, a Tai Chi LEAP instructor, gets into the flow. If you’ve been following the expansion of Calvary Women’s Services this past year, you’ve probably heard us mention LEAP, our Life Skills, Education and Arts Program. Calvary has of…
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Friday Round-up: this week in the news
Inspirational story about a student overcoming the challenges of being homeless to go on to college at Harvard: http://bit.ly/Nke5Uc UNICEF reports that the US has the second-highest rate of childhood poverty in the developed world: http://bit.ly/KF…
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Friday Round-Up: This week in the news
Families crowding together into single homes because of the bad economy increased the number of homeless families last year, even as the total number of homeless individuals dropped. http://bit.ly/a4BwuN On 6/22, the USICH will release the nation…
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