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Friday Round-up: this week in the news

April 8, 2011
  • Women’s health funding is at the center of the potential government shutdown. For the latest:
  • NPR on hidden ways that budget cuts could disproportionately hurt women:
  • Last week, the Congressional Caucus on Homelessness hosted its first briefing of the 112th Congress.
  • The latest on the controversial trend in hiring: “unemployed need not apply.”
  • An important move towards eliminating homelessness internationally:

If the impending shutdown means you’ll have some extra time on your hands, why not start volunteering? To join Calvary’s volunteer team, contact Catherine at

One Comment
  1. Galaxian permalink
    April 8, 2011 3:52 pm

    Unemployed not hired. Otherwise known as ten-foot pole with which no one will touch you. The assumption, of course, is that there is something wrong with you. Oversimplification, yes. But gospel in today’s competitive business world.

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