jobs
Meet Calvary’s First Job Developer
Have you heard the news? Calvary launched the Step Up DC Job Placement Program this month! We also welcomed a new staff member, Robinson Cook, who will oversee Step Up DC as our first-ever Job Developer. Even though he has only been with us a few wee…
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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
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
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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Friday Round-up: this week in the news
Arlington’s 10-year plan to end homelessness: http://wapo.st/HDOmyo “The United States has one of the world’s highest rates of volunteerism” – interesting article about why helping others makes us happy: http://bit.ly/HulfUs More and m…
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Friday Round-up: this week in the news
 The Homeless Hotspots story has been getting a lot of attention in the media this week… but how about the real “hotspots” of homelessness in the US? http://bit.ly/yXPz8W Some conflicting numbers on DC jobs and unemployment? http://bit.ly/zDu…
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Friday Round-up: this week in the news
In honor of Veteran’s Day, a study about veterans who are homeless – on average they stay homeless longer than others: http://nyti.ms/v9a6cm. You can listen to an NPR story about this here: NPR http://n.pr/sONcyC. Plus, a Washington post article…
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Friday Round-up: this week in the news
The White House reports on poverty: http://wapo.st/nV03z6 For some with mental illnesses, it’s not only finding a job – but finding the right job – that’s important: http://huff.to/s1IiXo “Female veterans contend with the same stresses tha…
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Friday Round-up: this week in the news
The hidden effects of domestic violence on working women: http://wapo.st/pM09F3 Studies show slow progress on the treatment of mental illnesses around the world: http://n.pr/nSXqz5 A story about the challenges of being elderly and homeless: http://b…
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Friday Round-up: this week in the news
Jobs have been in the news a lot lately. Here’s Mayor Gray’s plan to create more employment opportunities in the District: http://wapo.st/qUq3a8. Poverty in the U.S. is growing, what does this mean for homelessness? http://wapo.st/q3HMkJ The sta…
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