As October approaches, we hope you will join us in observing Domestic Violence Awareness Month. This year’s theme, #communityfeels, is a reflection of our work. With social distancing becoming our current norm, community connectedness feels more important than ever. When we consider how survivors of domestic violence are impacted by the pandemic, that community connection … Continue reading #CommunityFeels: A DVAM Campaign Uplifting the Power of Community
For the 4th year, we'll be participating in the Allstate Foundation Purple Purse Challenge, an annual fundraising challenge supporting domestic violence organizations across the nation. Throughout Domestic Violence Awareness Month, participants help us engage in bonus challenges and fundraising goals to bring in vital funds for our services. Will you join the challenge this year? Here … Continue reading Support W.O.M.A.N., Inc. this DV Awareness Month!
We were very honored to be invited to KGO 810 to talk about WOMAN Inc during Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Thank you to the station and to Ronn Owens for allowing us access to your platform; we connected with your listeners and hope some folks listening needed to hear about our organization. Unfortunately, we weren’t … Continue reading We believe you.
Kicking off Domestic Violence Awareness Month at City Hall yesterday! W.O.M.A.N, Inc. got to speak alongside leaders, advocates, and community members. If folks missed the kick-off, we'd like to share Laura's (a founding member of our Echando Pa'lante Program) speech about her experience w/ WINC below: “Hace algunos años , viví una de las … Continue reading Domestic Violence Awareness Month Kick-Off at City Hall
Friends! October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and there are many ways you can get involved to show your support for survivors. One way is by helping your local domestic violence organizations keep their programs strong by fundraising & donating. For the 3rd year in a row, W.O.M.A.N., Inc. has been selected to participate in … Continue reading We Could Win up to $100,000 — Support W.O.M.A.N., Inc. in The 2017 Purple Purse Challenge!
Client: Sandra H. *name was changed, request of survivor (Scroll down for English translation) 1) Por cuanto tiempo estabas en una relación abusiva? Nunca me di cuenta de lo que me estaba pasando. No tenía idea que estaba en una relación abusiva. No sabia que lo que él me estaba haciendo era violencia doméstica. Yo, … Continue reading Sobreviviente | Survivor Story
Knowledge is power! Educate yourself about healthy and unhealthy relationships.Learn about the additional barriers people from different communities face when experiencing domestic violence. Challenge traditional ideas of domestic violence & squash misconceptions. Read about how different patterns of violence intersect with one another. Spread that knowledge around! Wear purple, the domestic violence awareness color. Show your support by adding some purple to … Continue reading How to Participate in Domestic Violence Awareness Month This October