What W.O.M.A.N., Inc.’s Echando Pa’lante Program Shows About Shared Power, Leadership, Relationship Building & Survivor Success

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

Now Accepting Applications for our Fall 2015 Domestic Violence Advocate Training!

Check out what last session's graduates had to say about the training: "Alicia & Jenny were very strong facilitators, they allowed dialogue and were very clear on the subjects discussed. I felt supported always. ☺" "I loved being a part of this training! Excited to start volunteering" "I wish this training was provided in every … Continue reading Now Accepting Applications for our Fall 2015 Domestic Violence Advocate Training!

Ensuring Safety for Survivors of Domestic Violence: A Panel Discussion with the CA Assembly Select Committee on Domestic Violence

On Wednesday, March 5th, domestic violence advocates from across California gathered in front of the Assembly Select Committee on Domestic Violence at the State Capitol in Sacramento to participate in a panel discussion on the topic of how to ensure safety for survivors of domestic violence. W.O.M.A.N., Inc.’s Community Liaison Manager, Mariya Taher, presented on … Continue reading Ensuring Safety for Survivors of Domestic Violence: A Panel Discussion with the CA Assembly Select Committee on Domestic Violence

What We Say Matters: The Unseen Scars of Verbal Abuse

What is Verbal Abuse? Google “verbal abuse”. When the search results come up, you’ll notice that verbal abuse is often combined with emotional abuse. Other types of abuse that will pop up include physical, financial and sexual. While the psychological effects of verbal abuse and other forms of domestic violence (DV) are emotional, they can … Continue reading What We Say Matters: The Unseen Scars of Verbal Abuse

The Women’s Policy Institute Accepts Mariya Taher

W.O.M.A.N., Inc. is excited to announce that The Women’s Foundation of California has selected staff member, Mariya Taher to join the 2013-2014 Women’s Policy Institute (WPI) as part of the domestic violence team. The Women’s Policy Institute is a yearlong program of intensive advocacy and leadership training retreats in Sacramento that teaches women activists and … Continue reading The Women’s Policy Institute Accepts Mariya Taher

Surviving and Thriving 2013

We're excited to be associated with the 4th annual Surviving and Thriving event.  This year it's dedicated to 'Celebrating Phenomenal Women' that we all have in our lives.  Here's a bit more of the details. Date: Thursday, November 14, 2013, 5:30pm-9pm Location: 111 Minna Gallery, 111 Minna @ 2nd Street, San Francisco You and your … Continue reading Surviving and Thriving 2013

Stay Connected with W.O.M.A.N., Inc. Anywhere You Go!

        W.O.M.A.N., Inc. provides various social media networks for individuals to stay in touch with our agency and the work that we do to help survivors of domestic violence. Our Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Youtube, Linked-In and our WI Blog allows us to connect with individuals across the World Wide Web.  To help … Continue reading Stay Connected with W.O.M.A.N., Inc. Anywhere You Go!