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The Transformational Power of Creative Expression

Draw a Family Portrait Activity: Mom and child(ren) work together and remember the love within their family despite their challenges. Mom’s long protective arm is made visible to her children. I want people to see my children’s creative expression.  I want them to know we’re o.k.  –emergency shelter resident Mothers living in a domestic violence shelter…

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Spreading Holiday Cheer

La Casa is incredibly grateful to our community for the abundance of support they showed over the holidays.  Hundreds of individuals, families, community groups, and corporate teams stepped up this holiday season to ensure the survivors of domestic violence we serve felt supported.  So thank you, to everyone who adopted a family, sponsored a survivor,…

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Community Spotlight: Volunteer Katrina Mautner

…domestic violence is often a silent issue, and we should all be more concerned with starting conversations about it and lifting that silence so we can help people recover and move forward.” Volunteers who give their time, energy, and skills in wide-ranging ways are truly at the heart of La Casa’s work, helping to ensure…

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Transit Campaign Counteracts Pervasive Myths

At a time of the year when domestic violence and the needs of its victims may escalate, we are raising our voice—letting community members know that “Abuse is NEVER your fault” and that help is available. Throughout December, bold advertisements on MUNI buses and in MUNI and BART stations across the city aim to raise…

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Holiday Partners

The holiday season typically represents something joyous and exciting.  However, that is not always the case.  For victims and survivors of domestic violence, this time of year can be difficult.  Feelings of instability and isolation can start to take over.   For this reason, we do our best to activate our community and help the survivors…

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Domestic Violence Awareness Month: Community Action & Resources

When safety is threatened, or support is needed, knowing how to access free and confidential services can make all the difference for someone facing domestic violence.  La Casa’s resources are available in multiple languages and range from educational handouts describing the dynamics of abuse and warning signs to flyers about La Casa’s services, from interactive…

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A redHOT* Night

On October 1, 2015 La Casa’s annual redHOT* party kicked off National Domestic Violence Awareness Month at 111 Minna Gallery.  The evening’s key sponsors—the 49ers Foundation, Julie B. Harkins, Kaiser Permanente, and bebeCares—helped us roll out the red carpet for over 300 advocates, supporters, and civic leaders to unite in our commitment to survivor health,…

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La Casa’s Trailblazing Solutions at the National Institute of Health

As an early actor in the anti-violence movement, La Casa de las Madres is proud to be featured in the National Institute of Health’s U.S. Library of Medicine’s digital exhibition Confronting Violence: Improving Women’s Lives – a curated look at the activists and reformers across the United States transforming opportunities for women’s safety over the…

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*Undivided – Join us Thursday 10/1

Don’t miss the 2015 redHOT* party! Tickets are on sale now, starting at $65, for an unforgettable evening kicking off National Domestic Violence Awareness Month in San Francisco. Join us on Thursday, October 1st from 6:00-9:00pm at 111Minna Gallery at 111 Minna Street in San Francisco. Amid a lively night of auctions and community, Christie…

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Touchdowns for Kids!

La Casa de las Madres looks forward to celebrating the San Francisco 49ers success this season, on and off the field. One of eight beneficiaries for the fifth Touchdown for Kids Program, we’ll be cheering even louder during 2015! For every 49er touchdown, field goal, interception, or sack, the 49ers Foundation, Taube Philanthropies and Koret…

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