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Friday Round-up: this week in the news

November 2, 2012
  • We’re so grateful to our amazing staff who stayed at our programs during this week’s storm to make sure women at Calvary were safe and sound. Here’s a story about some of the other local organizations that offered food and shelter throughout Hurricane Sandy:
  • With public transportation shut down for the storm, some homeless men and women had difficulty accessing services and shelter during the storm:
  • Election Day is next week. Are you voting? Volunteers have been helping people who are homeless in D.C. get registered to vote:
  • “Mental disorders contributed as much to a lifetime of disability as do cardiovascular and respiratory diseases and surpassed all cancers and HIV.”
  • In a six-year study, children who experienced homelessness had consistently lower academic achievement than other students.

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