" I have learned more about the intricacies of domestic violence, and how wider social injustices such as sexism and racism allow violence to persist in communities. I hope that my involvement with W.O.M.A.N. Inc. has made me a more socially conscious and compassionate person. "
Healing Hearts with Art was designed for anyone who is impacted by domestic violence. Whether you have survived abuse or love someone who has, you are welcome to attend. This group uses art projects for expression, as a "healing tool". There will be an art project each week along with other activities such as guided meditations, breathing exercises, etc.
Not only was last year's W.O.M.A.N., Inc. Pet Calendar calendar overflowing with cuteness, it was also full of love and bravely shared stories of how pets have helped people through times of struggle & healing. We want to fill our 2016 calendar with YOUR animal companions & what they mean to you! Read more about it at the link below:
Last month, we were honored to receive the Silver Award for Excellence in Maternal Health and Equity at the Healthy Mother's Workplace Coalition Ceremony. The Healthy Mother's Workplace Coalition was developed by various community partners to "recognize San Francisco employers with policies that support the well being of their workers." Their excellence awards honor establishments that promote … Continue reading 2015 Healthy Mothers Workplace Award!
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!
Domestic violence affects us all. Often, as friends and family members, we are left feeling hopeless, overwhelmed and at a loss for how to help. We are excited to announce our new support group for friends and family of domestic violence survivors.
We are very excited to announce to that the W.O.M.A.N., Inc. website is now fully translated to accommodate both English and Spanish speaking visitors. This is a big step forward in being more accessible to the diverse array of individuals who would like to utilize our services. Historically, the agency has been tied to the Spanish … Continue reading W.O.M.A.N., Inc. Website Now Available in English & Spanish!