W.O.M.A.N., Inc. Executive Director, Jill Zawisza, was proud to present to approximately 70 Blue Shield employees on August 20th. Thank you Blue Shield for welcoming us into your company to talk about our work, and for raising awareness about domestic violence! We are thrilled to be developing this relationship; because of your support we raised over $5,000 as a result of this shared campaign!
We are very excited to announce to that the W.O.M.A.N., Inc. website is now fully translated to accommodate both English and Spanish speaking visitors. This is a big step forward in being more accessible to the diverse array of individuals who would like to utilize our services. Historically, the agency has been tied to the Spanish … Continue reading W.O.M.A.N., Inc. Website Now Available in English & Spanish!
Our long time community partner is launching a new round of support groups. They do great work in the anti-domestic violence field, and we encourage you to check them out! San Francisco Support Group Forming Soon for women who feel unsafe in their relationships, past or present. The support group is co-led by Shalom Bayit and … Continue reading New Women’s Relationship Support Group Forming This Fall!
1) How did you come to be involved with W.O.M.A.N., Inc.? For the past few years I have volunteered as a pro-bono consultant to Bay Area non-profits through the Taproot Foundation. In 2013 I learned about a project through Taproot to pull together a strategic assessment and environmental scan for WOMAN Inc. I was initially … Continue reading W.O.M.A.N., Inc. Board Spotlight: Sara Matlock
On October 19, 2013, our partner agency the Riley Center held a Domestic Violence Resource Fair for Family & Children Services of the Human Services Agency. The Fair was held at Born Auditorium and activities included a panel presentation, a questions and answers session, and an opportunity for Domestic Violence agencies throughout San Francisco to … Continue reading The Domestic Violence Resource Fair
On May 16th, a training was held in San Jose at Next Door Solutions to further instruct the five member agencies of the Santa Clara Domestic Violence Advocacy Consortium on becoming familiar with the DVIRC. The meeting was facilitated by W.O.M.A.N., Inc. staff members Jill, Mariya, and Tania. About 13 members from different agencies belonging … Continue reading Domestic Violence Information and Referral Center Training in San Jose