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Igniting Change with the redHOT* party

Each year, La Casa de las Madres kicks off October – National Domestic Violence Awareness Month – with our annual premier event, the redHOT* party. In 2013, with the support of Kaiser Permanente, Mercer, Pacific Union Community Fund, Levi Strauss & Co., Macy’s, Premier, Union Bank, Gilmore & Associates, CPA’s, Johnny Beuno Studio, and Recology,…

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An advocate’s story: Seeing Hope Through a Child’s Eyes

Carla* is quiet, bright-eyed, and twelve years old when I meet her and her mother Ellen on their first night with La Casa de las Madres.  As their advocate, my job is to help them both settle in, feel secure, and figure out what they need next – breathing room, counseling, legal support, and so…

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Mothers: Hope & Resiliency

In the weeks leading up to Mother’s Day, La Casa is asking our community to join us once again in celebrating mothers—and all those who have been mother-figures in our lives.   To build a groundswell of appreciation for these momentous people, La Casa staff members will be sharing stories on Facebook and Twitter about the…

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Sexual Assault Awareness and Response

During Sexual Assault Awareness Month in April, La Casa amps up our year-round work to raise awareness of and respond to sexual assault, abuse, and coercion as forms of power and control that occur within abusive relationships. Across our service continuum and community education efforts, La Casa works to support survivors who have experienced sexual…

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Newly Trained Volunteers Begin Providing Client Support

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 and sustain our free, confidential services 24/7/365.  La Casa welcomes the 15 newest volunteer graduates of our Domestic Violence Counselor Training, who finished the month-long program on March 4th and are beginning to…

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Multi-Pronged Access to Legal Assistance

Whether accessed within a broader continuum of supports received at La Casa, or as a standalone service for a survivor solely wanting legal help, La Casa’s legal services provide skilled assistance in multiple settings so that survivors can more readily navigate a complex and sometimes daunting system.  Our support helps to shed light on legal…

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Service Spotlight: Year-Round Intervention and Prevention with Teens

Though February marks an important time when we turn up the volume on conversations about teen dating violence, year-round La Casa’s Teen Program provides responsive and individualized support to help teens break the cycle of violence within the context of their lives and unique needs. The need is great: about one in three American youth between…

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Community Spotlight: Celebrating Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month, when La Casa engages with our community to encourage greater awareness of dating violence, its impacts, and the supports available to local youth.  It’s a time when our Teen Program ramps up its year-round efforts and implements special programming to connect with Bay Area youth and community members…

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Community Spotlight: Over 494 Holiday Spirits Brightened through 2013′s Adopt A Family Program

An enormous amount of appreciation for the hundreds of community groups, businesses, and individuals who came together to Adopt A Family with La Casa in 2013: From my family to yours, I want to thank you for sponsoring my family.  The gift of paying it forward is a true gift and as I continue to…

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Service Spotlight: Responding to and Raising Awareness of Stalking

January marks National Stalking Awareness Month—a time when “we extend our support to victims and renew our commitment to holding their stalkers accountable,” as President Obama stated in his Dec. 31st Proclamation.  Each year in the United States, 6.6 million adults are stalked.  It’s a crime that affects people of all ages, backgrounds, and identities,…

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Make Your Contribution This Holiday Season

Your support year round makes a real difference in the lives of local survivors La Casa de las Madres wishes you a joys holiday season and New Year Full happiness, hope and light.  Donate Today  The cycle of violence doesn’t break for the holidays or change with the seasons.  Last Monday, La Casa responded to…

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