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.
Many of the survivors who reach out to us fear their domestic violence situation may cost them their job(s). Sometimes it's because the person that is harming them shows up at their workplace or uses other means to sabotage the survivor's job security. Sometimes survivors feel they must choose between seeking confidential shelter out … Continue reading New Bill (AB 2337) Requires CA Employers to Notify Employees of Their Right to Take Domestic Violence Leave
For our April Moving to End Domestic Violence event, several W.O.M.A.N., Inc. volunteers and staff participated in San Francisco Women Against Rape’s 8th Annual Walk Against Rape. SFWAR mainly focuses on providing support to survivors of sexual assault as well as educating community members about the ways in which we, as a community, can end it. The walk … Continue reading April’s Moving to End Domestic Violence Event: SFWAR’s 8th Annual Walk Against Rape
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Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara) has just introduced SB 400, a bill to protect the employment rights of survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking. Co-sponsored by Legal Aid Society-Employment Law Center (LAS-ELC), California Partnership to End Domestic Violence (the Partnership), and California Coalition Against Sexual Assault (CALCASA), SB 400 would prohibit employers from … Continue reading Just Introduced: A Bill to Protect Employment Rights of Survivors of Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, and Stalking
W.O.M.A.N., Inc. is going to participate in a nationwide campaign called NO MORE, which aims to raise awareness about domestic violence and sexual assault. Started in 2012 by advocates from across the United States, NO MORE invites everyone to share in the effort to erase stigma and break the silence surrounding the crimes. "No More" is … Continue reading Join W.O.M.A.N., Inc. in supporting the NO MORE Campaign