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

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Meet a W.O.M.A.N., Inc. Volunteer: Zalise Edwards

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

GRUPO DE APOYO EN ESPAÑOL | AGOSTO 2018 – OCTUBRE 2018

ESTE GRUPO SE ENFOCARÁ EN VARIOS TEMAS RELACIONADOS CON LA VIOLENCIA DOMÉSTICA. CUANDO: SERA TODOS LOS JUEVES, COMENZANDO  JUEVES 23 DE AGOSTO, 2018 HASTA JUEVES OCTUBRE 11, 2018 HORARIO: 10:30 AM – 12:00PM DÓNDE: OFICINA DE W.O.M.A.N., INC. 26 BOARDMAN PLACE, SAN FRANCISCO. (ENTRE CALLES BRYANT Y BRANNAN) Este grupo ofrece un espacio seguro para que … Continue reading GRUPO DE APOYO EN ESPAÑOL | AGOSTO 2018 – OCTUBRE 2018

Going Against the Grain: Survivor Centered Practices Learning Circle

In 2017, the Blue Shield of California Foundation assembled a peer learning circle consisting of representatives from seven innovative domestic violence organizations with survivor-centered projects. W.O.M.A.N., Inc. was proud to be asked to serve as a member of this peer learning circle, it was an opportunity I fully embraced. Throughout our months together, the circle’s … Continue reading Going Against the Grain: Survivor Centered Practices Learning Circle

Grupo de Apoyo Facilitado por Las Pioneras

Este grupo ofrece un espacio seguro para que participantes aprendan de los varios temas de violencia doméstica incluyendo temas acerca de los mitos y realidades sobre la violencia doméstica, tipos de abuso, relaciones saludables y otros temas. Este grupo estará abierto para cualquier persona que ha sido afectado por la violencia doméstica. Será facilitado por Las … Continue reading Grupo de Apoyo Facilitado por Las Pioneras

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

Community Education Series: Supporting Friends & Family of Survivors

Domestic violence impacts all of us. Many survivors reach out to friends and family for support before they call a domestic violence hotline, or call the police.  We all want to support someone we care about; we want to see them happy and safe. So, when someone we love is being harmed, it's natural to … Continue reading Community Education Series: Supporting Friends & Family of Survivors