As winter temperatures in D.C. continue to plummet, the opening of Calvary Women's Services' new facility means even more vulnerable women will be offered a safe, warm home before the coldest days of winter hit, and right before the holiday season.
When weighing the impact of both sides of homelessness issues, often one side appears to have a greater impact upon humanity than the other. In other words, in analyzing the issues of homelessness, the sides are not necessarily even.
New Yorkers with a high school diploma or a GED lost jobs at half the rate of those who did not have them. At a time when unemployment hovers at 9.1 percent in NYC, a GED becomes crucial to finding and retaining a job.