2019 W.O.M.A.N., Inc. Annual Report

Welcome to our 2019 Annual Report. We are so excited to share our work with you. Through community education, engaging natural helpers and situating survivors as the experts of their own experiences, we dually work to prevent domestic violence, and respond to the emerging needs of those most impacted by it. Last year, nearly 7,000 survivors and … Continue reading 2019 W.O.M.A.N., Inc. Annual Report

Staff Hightlight: Adilia Preciado, Echando Pa’lante Coordinator

1) How long have you been with W.O.M.A.N., Inc.?  I have been with W.O.M.A.N., Inc. since 2012 2) What is your role at the agency? My roles have definitely changed throughout the time that I have been here. I started out as a volunteer, doing support line, walk-ins, and Latin@ Program.  A bit after I … Continue reading Staff Hightlight: Adilia Preciado, Echando Pa’lante Coordinator

W.O.M.A.N., Inc. Presents at Blue Shield

W.O.M.A.N., Inc. Executive Director, Jill Zawisza, was proud to present to approximately 70 Blue Shield employees on August 20th. Thank you Blue Shield for welcoming us into your company to talk about our work, and for raising awareness about domestic violence! We are thrilled to be developing this relationship; because of your support we raised over $5,000 as a result of this shared campaign!

W.O.M.A.N., Inc. Staff Highlight: Joy LeRoy

1) How long have you been working at W.O.M.A.N., Inc.? I completed the forty-hour training in March of 2013 and began volunteering on the support line shortly thereafter. At the beginning of September 2014, I was offered a paid position here. 2) What do you do at W.O.M.A.N., Inc.? I am the Support Line Program … Continue reading W.O.M.A.N., Inc. Staff Highlight: Joy LeRoy

Staff Highlight: Stephanie Colorado

1) How long have you been working at W.O.M.A.N., Inc.? I first became involved with W.O.M.A.N., Inc. during their summer volunteer training in 2012. 2) What do you do at W.O.M.A.N., Inc.? For now, I am currently the Co-Interim Latina Program Manager, where I am able to work with monolingual survivors through case management and … Continue reading Staff Highlight: Stephanie Colorado

Volunteer Spotlight: Events Committee

Our fabulous Events Committee is lead by three dedicated volunteers: Julia Glosemeyer, Gina Li, and Chanel Garcia. With the support of staff member Mariya Taher, the committee has worked together to plan and throw fundraising parties to support W.O.M.A.N., Inc. Some of their latest endeavors are a happy hour at Pisco Latin Lounge and planning our 35th Anniversary Party coming up … Continue reading Volunteer Spotlight: Events Committee

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.