Echando Pa’lante (EPL) está de vuelta en acción! // Echando Pa’lante (EPL) is back in action!

Echando Pa'lante (EPL) está de vuelta en acción! Con EPL Pionera, Laura, dirigiendo el nuevo grupo las participantes crearon un tablero de visión juntos. Usando las siguientes preguntas como guía, el collage captura dónde está la gente y sus visiones de cómo se ve el futuro. ¿Cómo te sientes siendo parte de la comunidad de … Continue reading Echando Pa’lante (EPL) está de vuelta en acción! // Echando Pa’lante (EPL) is back in action!

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

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

A Survivor’s Story of Resilience and Courage

Alma has endured many trials in her life, one of them being domestic violence. The equanimity she shows reflects the strength of a survivor and a protective mother. Alma has worked her way through many obstacles in this country and she is still giving her best for her children and herself. When Alma and her … Continue reading A Survivor’s Story of Resilience and Courage

La Red Latina’s III Annual Conference Against Domestic and Gender Violence

Since 2011, W.O.M.A.N., Inc. has been an active member of La Red Latina, a coalition of local non-profits dedicated to ending domestic and gender violence in the Latino communities. La Red Latina’s objectives are what we call ‘the three C’s”: Collaboration: we want to create a space that facilitates direct communication and team work among … Continue reading La Red Latina’s III Annual Conference Against Domestic and Gender Violence

Stand Up Against S-Comm at San Francisco City Hall On July 23rd

Women Against Violence! Women against S-Comm! Join us in support of immigrant survivors of domestic violence and violence against women. We recognize that a strong working relationship with law enforcement can be a helpful tool for survivors of violence seeking safety. An environment of trust is essential when law enforcement are called in to support … Continue reading Stand Up Against S-Comm at San Francisco City Hall On July 23rd

How has W.O.M.A.N., Inc. affected your life? Answers from former clients.

Fill in the blank: W.O.M.A.N., Inc. has been ________ to me. What did you come up with? During a focus group conducted for an outcomes evaluation of the Latina Program, a research participant stated, “W.O.M.A.N., Inc. has been like a tissue for my tears.” At the time she said it, I was deeply moved. Today, … Continue reading How has W.O.M.A.N., Inc. affected your life? Answers from former clients.