Going Against the Grain: Survivor Centered Practices Learning Circle

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

Thank You Blue Shield of California!

In August, W.O.M.A.N., Inc. presented our work to employees at the Blue Shield of California, San Francisco office. The generous employees donated a total of $6,580 to our programs and services. W.O.M.A.N., Inc. is so appreciative of the continued support & collaboration we receive from Blue Shield and their staff. THANK YOU: Tiffany Cheong Aashish Khanal … Continue reading Thank You Blue Shield of California!

W.O.M.A.N., Inc. Presents at Blue Shield

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!

Blue Shield Against Violence Commits $4.9 million to Support the Anti-DV Field!

The Blue Shield Foundation announced today that they are committing $4.9 million to support anti-DV agencies and projects in California! “We are incredibly proud to end the year with continued support for organizations that make our state safer and healthier,” said Peter Long, PhD, president and CEO of Blue Shield of California Foundation. “From projects … Continue reading Blue Shield Against Violence Commits $4.9 million to Support the Anti-DV Field!

Blue Shield Foundation Awards Grant to Expand DVIRC Statewide

W.O.M.A.N., Inc. is happy to announce that with the financial support of the Blue Shield Foundation, we’re able to make the DVIRC system accessible to even more domestic violence service providers across California. The project will span the course of two years and will include building a statewide expansion and sustainability plan for the DVIRC … Continue reading Blue Shield Foundation Awards Grant to Expand DVIRC Statewide

Program Highlight–Domestic Violence Information and Referral Center

As an online interactive community network, the Domestic Violence Information and Referral Center (DVIRC) provides a safe space for member Bay Area domestic violence service providers to share, network, and access updated information so that effective and appropriate resources and referrals could be offered to domestic violence survivors. The project was developed by W.O.M.A.N., Inc. … Continue reading Program Highlight–Domestic Violence Information and Referral Center

Expanding the Domestic Violence Information and Referral Center

In 2010, W.O.M.A.N., Inc. invited 23 anti-domestic violence agencies from all over the Bay Area to come together in order to discuss using technology to better understand what services are available to survivors, and to enhance communication amongst the anti-domestic violence agencies themselves. Two years later, over 30 agencies in the San Francisco Bay Area … Continue reading Expanding the Domestic Violence Information and Referral Center