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
Accepting donations now through Wednesday, December 20th! Please help empower survivors of domestic violence and make the holidays special for them and/or their children! Last holiday season, we received over $2,000 in the form of gift cards, and some amazing gifts thanks to community members like you! Join us in supporting our 8th Annual Adopt … Continue reading Spread Some Love, Adopt a Family this Holiday Season! |W.O.M.A.N., Inc.’s 2017 Adopt-a-Family Holiday Gift Card Drive
Since 1978, W.O.M.A.N., Inc. has supported survivors of domestic violence through empowerment-based, survivor-centered programming that honors the personal autonomy, power and resiliency of people impacted by violence. These principles are guided by seeing survivors as whole people who are the experts of their own lives. We’re very proud to share with you a report on … Continue reading What W.O.M.A.N., Inc.’s Echando Pa’lante Program Shows About Shared Power, Leadership, Relationship Building & Survivor Success
Echando Pa’lante (EPL), which translates to "Moving Forward",started out as a support group for monolingual Spanish speakers.. It was born out of a group of survivors who were no longer in crisis but still needed resources to help them beyond their domestic violence situation. They also wanted to keep a connection to the agency. This group … Continue reading Program Highlight: Echando Pa’lante
1) How long have you been with W.O.M.A.N., Inc.? I have been with W.O.M.A.N., Inc. since 2012 2) What is your role at the agency? My roles have definitely changed throughout the time that I have been here. I started out as a volunteer, doing support line, walk-ins, and Latin@ Program. A bit after I … Continue reading Staff Hightlight: Adilia Preciado, Echando Pa’lante Coordinator
Hybrid Domestic Violence Training Thank you to The Joseph and Vera Long Foundation and Sidney Stern Memorial Trust who recently made a contribution to support our hybrid training project! Thanks to their generous support, W.O.M.A.N., Inc. training participants will benefit from online learning modules designed to meet the diverse needs of adult learning. This offline training … Continue reading W.O.M.A.N., Inc. is excited to announce some new funders and projects!
By Stephanie Colorado, W.O.M.A.N., Inc.'s Latina Program Support Assistant During the month of October, W.O.M.A.N., Inc.’s survivor empowerment group, Echando Pa’lante (Moving Forward) worked once per week on a piece of art to donate to the Surviving and Thriving Event. The ladies were very happy to come to extra meetings and stay well after the … Continue reading Echando Pa’lante Survivor Empowerment Group – Together, we flourish!