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 // Cuando los participantes mueven el trabajo hacia adelante
Tell us a bit about yourself My name is Ebtihal Shedid. I was born and raised in Cairo. I was a translator for 10 years and 2 years ago I switched careers and now I am a full time Photographer. I love languages, people and food. How did you first learn about W.O.M.A.N., Inc. … Continue reading Meet a W.O.M.A.N., Inc. Volunteer: Ebti Shedid
1) How long have you been with W.O.M.A.N., Inc.? I've been with W.O.M.A.N., Inc. since 2014... around three years. 2) Tell us a little bit about yourself? I'm someone who loves traveling, reading, and eating my way through San Francisco. I'm looking forward to adding the role of mother to my life soon too. 3) … Continue reading Meet a W.O.M.A.N., Inc. Volunteer: Samantha W.
As the year comes to close, we are pleased to share with you our 2016 Annual Report. This report lays out our numerous accomplishments, our financial status, tells the story of a volunteer, board member and of a program participant and finally, how you can support our organization. I hope you will find the report … Continue reading 2016 W.O.M.A.N., Inc. Annual Report
We recently wrapped up our Summer 40 Hour Collaborative training with the Riley Center. This was the first collaborative training with Riley's newest Outreach and Volunteer Coordinator Neda Said. Our training began at the Women's Building and continued at our new office location. Since January, we received over 125 applications from all over the Bay … Continue reading Congratulations to our Summer 2016 40-Hour Training Graduates!
The Fall of 2015 group of W.O.M.A.N., Inc. folks who graduated the domestic violence training is one that sticks out for me. Since I began supervising volunteers, each person dedicating their time and energy into the organization has greatly impacted it. Everyone has a strength they can bring whether it’s being really good at peer … Continue reading Happy Volunteer Appreciation Week!
" I have learned more about the intricacies of domestic violence, and how wider social injustices such as sexism and racism allow violence to persist in communities. I hope that my involvement with W.O.M.A.N. Inc. has made me a more socially conscious and compassionate person. "