A pivotal part of supporting survivors of domestic violence is assisting them to end the cycle of violence in their lives, once and for all. While much of our focus is on helping survivors transition to safety, we also work to spread the word about healthy relationships and healing. Over time, we have come to realize … Continue reading Healing Together: A Campaign to Foster Healthy Relationships & FUNdraise for W.O.M.A.N., Inc.
On behalf of the W.O.M.A.N., Inc. Board of Directors, welcome to our Annual Report! The following pages tell our story in 2017 – the year of our 40th birthday as an agency, and the year our Executive Director celebrated her 20th year in the field, her 10th year with us, and her 5th year … Continue reading 2017 W.O.M.A.N., Inc. Annual Report
Meet one of our volunteers, Sabrina! Sabrina has been volunteering with us since July 2016 and has supported us with the W.O.M.A.N., Inc. 24-hour hotline amongst other organization functions. Volunteers are the backbone of our organization and we truly could not thrive without people like Sabrina on our team. Read more about her & the anti-violence … Continue reading Meet a W.O.M.A.N., Inc. Volunteer: Sabrina
We want to send a BIG thank you to everyone who supported Dismantling and Rebuilding: An Evening for Stronger, Safer Communities. On April 28th, we celebrating our Executive Director Jill Zawisza’s 20 years of leadership in the domestic violence field and her 10th anniversary with W.O.M.A.N., Inc. Dismantling & Rebuilding was about anti-oppression, intersectional feminism, … Continue reading Thank you for supporting Dismantling & Rebuilding: An Evening for Stronger, Safer Communities!
Drink for a cause! Meet our crew for some drinks and mingling at our guest bartending fundraiser. This is a great opportunity to 1) get connected with some fierce folks working to end domestic violence in our communities and 2) raise some critical funds for survivors their friends, and family. When: Thursday, March 23rd | … Continue reading Grab a Drink With us! W.O.M.A.N., Inc. is Guest Bartending at Tonic Bar SF
1) When did you first get involved with W.O.M.A.N., Inc.? I started volunteering for W.O.M.A.N., Inc. in October 2015. 2) What inspired you to do anti-violence work? My freshman year of college, I traveled to Lima, Peru with a group of students to learn more about the street child phenomenon and how it intersects with … Continue reading Volunteer Highlight: Astrea Somarriba
We recently wrapped up our Summer 40 Hour Collaborative training with the Riley Center. This was the first collaborative training with Riley's newest Outreach and Volunteer Coordinator Neda Said. Our training began at the Women's Building and continued at our new office location. Since January, we received over 125 applications from all over the Bay … Continue reading Congratulations to our Summer 2016 40-Hour Training Graduates!