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Friday Round-Up: This Week in the News

October 18, 2013

“’It’s OK to have a voice,’ she said. ‘Your voice has been silenced for years. You can remain anonymous, but you can have a voice.’”  Domestic Violence Survivor Helps Abused Women Regain their Voice (News One)

“For me, education was my outlet, my hope. I never imagined that I would ever have the opportunity to go to a college let alone a prestigious university. Every day I remind myself how hard I’ve worked to get to where I am now. It doesn’t matter that I have to work three jobs, complete research all while being a full-time student; one day, it will all be worth it.” From Homelessness to Johns Hopkins: One Medical Student’s Journey of Overcoming Tremendous Obstacles (Rizzarr)

“Mayor Vincent Gray’s city-wide discussion  . . .  brings mental health issues out of the shadows.” District Starts Mental Health Dialogue (WTOP)

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