Participant Survey Report: Re-emerging & Healing Together

After all the shifts and changes over the past couple of years, we are re-emerging and healing together. To help ensure we are shifting along with participants' needs, we turned to them for input on what’s working, what we could do better, and what our collective/shared future holds. Today, we present the findings of this … Continue reading Participant Survey Report: Re-emerging & Healing Together

Reproductive Rights=Survivor Rights

Derechos reproductivos=Derechos de sobrevivientes The likely overturning of Roe v Wade will be detrimental to survivors of domestic violence. La probable anulación de Roe v Wade será perjudicial para sobrevivientes de violencia doméstica.  coerción reproductiva es común en relaciones abusivas Reproductive coercion is a type of abuse which undermines a survivor's right to manage their own … Continue reading Reproductive Rights=Survivor Rights

CA Laws Regarding Survivors Facing Eviction

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

We believe you.

We were very honored to be invited to KGO 810 to talk about WOMAN Inc during Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Thank you to the station and to Ronn Owens for allowing us access to your platform; we connected with your listeners and hope some folks listening needed to hear about our organization. Unfortunately, we weren’t … Continue reading We believe you.

New Bill (AB 2337) Requires CA Employers to Notify Employees of Their Right to Take Domestic Violence Leave

  Many of the survivors who reach out to us fear their domestic violence situation may cost them their job(s). Sometimes it's because the person that is harming them shows up at their workplace or uses other means to sabotage the survivor's job security. Sometimes survivors feel they must choose between seeking confidential shelter out … Continue reading New Bill (AB 2337) Requires CA Employers to Notify Employees of Their Right to Take Domestic Violence Leave

Allyship & ICE Presence in the SF Bay Area

With fears about the country's mass deportation efforts, many of us have been wondering about ways we can show up & hold strong in support of immigrant communities. In addition to calls to representatives, rallies and community forums, organizations around the Bay Area are hosting workshops and talks to address ways we can apply knowledge to … Continue reading Allyship & ICE Presence in the SF Bay Area

How to Participate in Domestic Violence Awareness Month This October

Knowledge is power! Educate yourself about healthy and unhealthy relationships.Learn about the additional barriers people from different communities face when experiencing domestic violence. Challenge traditional ideas of domestic violence & squash misconceptions. Read about how different patterns of violence intersect with one another. Spread that knowledge around! Wear purple, the domestic violence awareness color. Show your support by adding some purple to … Continue reading How to Participate in Domestic Violence Awareness Month This October