W.O.M.A.N., Inc. Advocates at the WOVEN World Summit

International Women’s Day 8th March, 2016 “It takes some skill to hold a group of strong women, and Rachel & Monika do just that. Woven is an incredible healing container for Women to let down their guard, to bring all of themselves, and to discover the woman within us that is unstoppable. Every woman needs … Continue reading W.O.M.A.N., Inc. Advocates at the WOVEN World Summit

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W.O.M.A.N., Inc. at #SurvivedandPunished: A Radical Coalition to End the Criminalization of Survivors

Last month, we were honored to be one of several awesome agencies co-sponsoring #SurvivedandPunished: A Radical Coalition to End the Criminalization of Survivors.This 4 hour event held at UC Berkeley was organized by California Coalition for Women Prisoners, Free Marissa Now, Stand With Nan-Hui, and Center For Race & Gender, UC Berkeley. Attended by advocates and passionate community members … Continue reading W.O.M.A.N., Inc. at #SurvivedandPunished: A Radical Coalition to End the Criminalization of Survivors

Surviving & Thriving Launch and Fundraiser

A long time supporter of W.O.M.A.N., Inc., Stephanie Burns, is hosting a fundraising event for her new organization! Contribute to a good cause while having a good time & mingling with some awesome people: Raise your glass, get your groove on and give back in honor of the Phenomenal and courageous women in our lives … Continue reading Surviving & Thriving Launch and Fundraiser

Ways to Get Involved This Domestic Violence Awareness Month

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 Ways to Get Involved This Domestic Violence Awareness Month

SAVE THE DATE! The Bow Wow Bonanza is Back in Action!

After organizing and settling on a location change, we are SO excited to announce that we've got a permit secured and a space reserved for our 3rd annual doggie meet up!!

Latina Community Get-Together at La Red Latina’s First Event of 2015

La Red Latina is organizing the first event of 2015 -- a Meet & Greet kind of afternoon with the Latin@ communities at the Fruitvale BART plaza (Oakland). Date: Thursday, 5/28 at 1-4 pm Please help us spread the word! If you are bilingual (Spanish) and interested in volunteering to support this event, please contact Paola … Continue reading Latina Community Get-Together at La Red Latina’s First Event of 2015

Volunteer Appreciation Week Spotlight: Monica Gonzalez

1) When did you start volunteering with W.O.M.A.N., Inc.? November 2014 2) What inspired you to do anti-violence work? I did some volunteer work in the past for domestic violence shelters and have been wanting to volunteer again within the domestic violence realm. 3) What kind of opportunities have you been involved with here? I … Continue reading Volunteer Appreciation Week Spotlight: Monica Gonzalez