During this time of crisis many nonprofits are juggling a vast array of priorities. These competing focuses might include protecting staff from unnecessary risk, keeping with funding requirements and perhaps the most salient of these priorities--adapting to the shifts in participant need. As DV organizations specifically, we are expected to react to crises on a … Continue reading Dismantling White Supremacy Culture and Navigating with Integrity: Mind Mapping Crisis Response in Nonprofit Leadership
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
I worked at WOMAN INC for 14 years and my time there impacted my life and career immensely. I often say “I grew up at WOMAN INC." I started as a volunteer in 1984, right after I moved here from Philadelphia. I thought the organization would be a good place to help women and find … Continue reading Meet Jeanie Morrow, Former W.O.M.A.N., Inc. Executive Director & Leader of the”Woman to Woman Domestic Violence Program”!
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
From our pilot this past May, to our full launch in October, our Hybrid Training is up and running. Our full hybrid training included a collaboration with The Riley Center's staff and their incoming volunteers. W.O.M.A.N., Inc.'s participants included community members taking the training as professional and personal development. All participants enrolled in our online … Continue reading Congratulations to our Fall 2016 Hybrid DV Training Graduates!
Anna Eleanor Roosevelt is a favorite woman in History as a symbol of caring ,as political, as a diplomat, and as an activist who embodied the aggressive spirit of feminism throughout her life. Among her countless achievements she advocated for extended rights of women in the work force. President Harry S. Truman called her "First Lady of … Continue reading W.O.M.A.N., Inc. Spreading Some Women’s History Love: Anna Eleanor Roosevelt
Jane Addams is one of my favorite women in history. You could call her a renaissance woman because she took on so many causes and made immeasurable improvements in the lives of women and those in need. I had the chance to visit the Jane Addams Hull House in Chicago, which is the house that … Continue reading W.O.M.A.N., Inc. Staff Spreading Some Women’s History Love: Jane Addams