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 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.
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
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
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
International Women’s Day 8th March, 2016 “It takes some skill to hold a group of strong women, and Rachel & Monika do just that. Woven is an incredible healing container for Women to let down their guard, to bring all of themselves, and to discover the woman within us that is unstoppable. Every woman needs … Continue reading W.O.M.A.N., Inc. Advocates at the WOVEN World Summit
Beginning on February 21, 2015, it will be required to use new dialing procedures for the area codes, 415 and 628. The geographic area that '415' normally covers (county of San Francisco, most of Marin County, and some of San Mateo County) will be adding another area code(628) which is called an Overlay. This addition will simply require all of us … Continue reading Notice: 415/658 Area Code Overlay Effective February 21, 2015