Program Highlight: Echando Pa’lante

Echando Pa’lante (EPL), which translates to "Moving Forward",started out as a support group for monolingual Spanish speakers.. It was born out of a group of survivors who were no longer in crisis but still needed resources to help them beyond their domestic violence situation. They also wanted to keep a connection to the agency. This group … Continue reading Program Highlight: Echando Pa’lante

The Women’s Policy Institute Accepts Mariya Taher

W.O.M.A.N., Inc. is excited to announce that The Women’s Foundation of California has selected staff member, Mariya Taher to join the 2013-2014 Women’s Policy Institute (WPI) as part of the domestic violence team. The Women’s Policy Institute is a yearlong program of intensive advocacy and leadership training retreats in Sacramento that teaches women activists and … Continue reading The Women’s Policy Institute Accepts Mariya Taher

Strong Field Project Welcomes Mary Martinez

We have exciting news! W.O.M.A.N., Inc.'s Crisis Line Supervisor, Mary Martinez, was accepted into the highly competitive Strong Field Leadership Development Program! The program is geared towards building a strong, coordinated network of domestic violence service providers in California! Read on to learn what Jill & Mary have to say about this opportunity below. "I … Continue reading Strong Field Project Welcomes Mary Martinez

W.O.M.A.N., Inc. Program Highlight: Support Groups

For many survivors, support groups provide a safe, nurturing space for healing from the numerous effects of domestic violence. Support Groups at W.O.M.A.N., Inc., facilitated by Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) trainees/interns or volunteers, offer survivors an opportunity to share their experiences with peers and gain knowledge and important tools that will help them lead violence-free lives. The group setting at … Continue reading W.O.M.A.N., Inc. Program Highlight: Support Groups