Domestic violence impacts all of us. Many survivors reach out to friends and family for support before they call a domestic violence hotline, or call the police. We all want to support someone we care about; we want to see them happy and safe. So, when someone we love is being harmed, it's natural to … Continue reading Community Education Series: Supporting Friends & Family of Survivors
With fears about the country's mass deportation efforts, many of us have been wondering about ways we can show up & hold strong in support of immigrant communities. In addition to calls to representatives, rallies and community forums, organizations around the Bay Area are hosting workshops and talks to address ways we can apply knowledge to … Continue reading Allyship & ICE Presence in the SF Bay Area
On Saturday, September 17th, W.O.M.A.N., Inc.’s Outreach Boo-Crew was invited to present to Sacred Heart Cathedral Prep’s Men’s Varsity Basketball team. Here, presenters Annie, Jaymie, and Shaena educated these young gentlemen on the definition of domestic violence as well as its prevalence amongst teens. The Outreach Boos facilitated rich discussions amongst the teammates to help … Continue reading Outreach Boos Present DV101 to SHCP’s Men’s Varsity Basketball Team
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Please join us at San Francisco Public Library on Wednesday, April 20th for our free workshop apart of our Community Education Series. This presentation is designed for teens and young adults exploring intimate relationships. Participants learn to recognize and define qualities of a healthy relationship, what it means to have boundaries in a relationship, and … Continue reading Let’s Talk About Healthy Relationships!
In December, the W.O.M.A.N., Inc. Outreach Team (Boos), Annie Fisher & Shaena Spoor, presented our DV101 workshop at Job Corps, Treasure Island. There, we had the opportunity to speak with Certified Nursing Assistant students about our working definition of what domestic violence is, misconceptions about domestic violence and the services we offer at W.O.M.A.N., Inc. We are … Continue reading W.O.M.A.N., Inc. Presents DV101 Workshop at JobCorps, Treasure Island
In early November, Cohort III of the Strong Field Leadership Development Program convened in sunny La Jolla, California for our first in-person gathering since our kick-off retreat back in June. I was dressed for the low 60 degree weather in San Francisco but was unprepared for the 80+ degree weather in San Diego; it was … Continue reading Strong Field Leadership Development Program: Update from Mary Martinez