Lucy Parsons was a radical anarchist, feminist and labor organizer. A woman of mixed racial heritage who grew up during the Civil War in Texas and then the tumultuous industrialization of Chicago, Lucy Parsons fought tirelessly her entire life to end all forms of oppression. She is remarkable- not only in her intelligence but in … Continue reading W.O.M.A.N., Inc. Spreading Some Women’s History Love: Lucy Gonzalez Parsons
1) When did you first get involved with W.O.M.A.N., Inc.? I started at WOMAN Inc at the end of February, 2014. 2) What inspired you to do anti-violence work? I had been looking for a way to contribute to the community of women in the Bay Area. I also wanted to learn more about working with … Continue reading Volunteer Spotlight: Bridget Daly
1) When did you first get involved with W.O.M.A.N., Inc.? I got involved around 2012 by helping the organization survey their community (i.e. supporters, volunteers, etc.) to understand their current and ideal relationship with W.O.M.A.N., Inc. I was happy to donate my time to a very worthwhile local organization. My company concentrates in the insights/marketing … Continue reading Volunteer Highlight: Katrina Noelle
1) When did you first get involved with W.O.M.A.N., Inc.? I began volunteering with W.O.M.A.N., Inc. in May 2014, so I'm relatively new here. 2) What inspired you to do anti-violence work? I used to work as a translator at an immigration law firm and in the course of helping our clients submit their asylum claims … Continue reading Volunteer Spotlight: Loren Crippin
On January 17th and 18th, W.O.M.A.N., Inc. will be holding cathartic writing workshops featuring MFA graduate and author of Disposition for Shininess, Arisa White. With gentle guidance from Arisa, attendees will have the opportunity to reflect upon and bring closure to past experiences with the power of their own words. *RSVP now to reserve your spot at one of these...or … Continue reading Ring in the New Year by Exploring the Power of Writing!
I originally moved from Florida to San Francisco a little over 2 years ago. My girlfriend at the time, Danielle, stayed behind. She was a wonderful, giving, caring, brilliant person, one of the best people I had ever known. The next relationship she was in had physical, mental, and emotional violence. When she tried to … Continue reading W.O.M.A.N., Inc. Volunteer Spotlight – Travis Marsh
Kick off the holiday season right with a Guest Bartending Night featuring W.O.M.A.N., Inc.'s very own volunteers! On Wednesday, December 4th, W.O.M.A.N., Inc.'s Events Committee volunteers will be taking over Elixir and bartending all in the name of ending domestic violence! Enjoy a night out with your friends to the Mission for this fun event to help support … Continue reading W.O.M.A.N., Inc.’s Taking Over Elixir SF!