Category Archives: Women

The Women’s Building

The Women's Building

Since 1971, San Francisco Women’s Centers has represented, and been guided by, the belief that all women and girls have the right to safe, joyous and creative lives. In 1979, the organization purchased The Women’s Building, creating one of the …
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Rising International

Rising International

Rising promotes ownership of craft-based businesses by women in both impoverished areas of developed nations as well as in developing nations. Our focus is primarily on women in high risk environments such as those in refugee camps, those living with …
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Family Violence Law Center

Family Violence Law Center

FVLC seeks to end family violence in Alameda County by providing support and advocacy for survivors of domestic violence, changing individual and community perceptions about relationship abuse, and advocating for change within the legal, health, education, and criminal justice systems. …
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Narika

Narika

Narika’s mission is to promote the empowerment of women in our community to confront and overcome the cycles of domestic violence and exploitation. We work to build a movement to end violence against women and to actively support women’s rights …
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Women’s Initiative for Self-Employment

Women's Initiative for Self-Employment

Since 1988, Women’s Initiative has been assisting high-potential low-income women who dream of business ownership. Through an intensive 20 session program — in English or Spanish — women are enabled to start, or expand their business. Inspiring High-Potential, Low-Income Women …
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Women’s Daytime Drop-In Center

Women's Daytime Drop-In Center

The Women’s Daytime Drop-In Center (WDDC) is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit program empowering women and children to move from the streets to a home by providing ongoing and intensive counseling, case management services, daily support groups, a comprehensive children’s program, …
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Women’s Cancer Resource Center

Women's Cancer Resource Center

Mission Statement: The Women’s Cancer Resource Center creates opportunities for women with cancer to improve their quality of life through education, supportive services and practical assistance. History: In 1986 a small group of women with cancer created the Women’s Cancer …
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WOMAN – Women Organized to Make Abuse Nonexistent, Inc.

WOMAN - Women Organized to Make Abuse Nonexistent, Inc.

Women Organized to Make Abuse Nonexistent, Inc. (WOMAN, Inc.) has operated since 1978 as a community-based, multi-service agency, serving survivors of domestic violence in San Francisco and the larger Bay Area. In addition to our 24 hour crisis line, we …
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YWCA – San Francisco and Marin

YWCA - San Francisco and Marin

For more than a century, the YWCA San Francisco & Marin has responded to the changing roles, needs and aspirations of a diverse population of women, girls and families. The voices of women have blended to create a vision that …
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InnVision

InnVision

InnVision the Way Home is the Silicon Valley’s leading provider of housing and services for homeless families and individuals. Our Mission InnVision is a primary gateway for homeless families and individuals seeking shelter and resources that lead to self-sufficiency. Our …
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