On behalf of our staff, volunteers and board, we're excited to share with you our 2018 Annual Report! As you may remember, we turned 40 in 2018. Over the decades, we’ve cultivated our organizational wisdom as we have learned to adapt, ground ourselves in survivor-centeredness, and embrace intersectional feminism. W.O.M.A.N., Inc. has experienced it’s share … Continue reading 2018 W.O.M.A.N., Inc. Annual Report
A message from Family Violence Appellate Project (FVAP): As FVAP explained during a recent CPEDV (California Partnership to End Domestic Violence) regional call, under California law, a landlord is not allowed to end someone’s tenancy because of an act of domestic violence against a tenant or household member by a non-tenant or non-household member. Further, to stop … Continue reading CA Laws Regarding Survivors Facing Eviction
This group is for folks who have survived abuse, or love someone who has—no blaming, no shaming. Great for those looking to build community, explore what type of relationship(s) they are hoping to create, or are curious about healthy vs unhealthy vs abusive relationships. We want to support folks as they build healthy, healing networks … Continue reading W.O.M.A.N., Inc. Healthy Relationships Support Group
1) Please tell us a little bit about yourself. I love to laugh. All that I do I try to find the joy in it. My desire is to be excellent or the best that I can be every day, in every way, no matter what is taking place in my life. I live in … Continue reading Meet a W.O.M.A.N., Inc. Volunteer: Zalise Edwards
Last year, we were able to partner with community agencies to help provide support groups for survivors of domestic violence. Learn more about these collaborations as well as current offerings on our blog!
W.O.M.A.N. Inc understands that survivors of domestic violence have many things going on and they might need some extra support during the holiday season. This is why for the past 9 years during the holiday season, W.O.M.A.N. Inc has its Adopt a Family (AaF) program. This year, AaF was a huge success! We received over … Continue reading Thank You for Another Successful Holiday Season!
We were excited to provide a support group at our offices where one of our fellow Pioneras, Laura, facilitated for the first time. She provided an 8 week Spanish support group where they discussed topics on self-esteem, healthy relationships, boundaries, and built community amongst fellow Latinx Program clients. Laura was able to embrace her leadership skills as well as … Continue reading When Participants Move the Work Forward // Cuando los participantes mueven el trabajo hacia adelante
As you may know, our previous strategic plan "sunsetted" in July of 2018. Setting organizational goals and objectives was pivotal in creating work plans and evaluating the quantitative elements of our services. Nevertheless, we encountered a greater need along the way: the need to flesh out our organization’s DNA, creating connective tissue between our objectives … Continue reading Theory of Change 2018