|Domestic Violence in COVID-19 California, with Leadership California.
When: Monday, May 4, 10:00 – 11:00am PT
Speaker: Esther Peralez-Dieckmann, Executive Director, Next Door Solutions to Domestic Violence
Fee: This fee webinar is brought to you compliments of Leadership California. After registering, you will have an option to make a donation to the organization to support Leadership California, whose mission is moving women from success to significance.
The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed the challenges posed by domestic violence in all its complexity. Esther Peralez-Dieckmann, Executive Director for Next Door Solutions to Domestic Violence — Santa Clara County’s largest and oldest privately funded anti-domestic abuse agency — will provide an overview of domestic violence, the factors that contribute to it, and what can be done to help turn victims into survivors. It is an issue that impacts women regardless of race, education, religion or economic status. Join Esther for her compelling presentation along with what promises to be insightful Q&A afterwards.
Esther has over 25 years of non-profit and public sector experience in workforce and economic development, human services and policy advocacy. In her previous role as the Director of the County of Santa Clara Office of Women’s Policy, she provided leadership to effectively increase awareness, focus and funding to address domestic violence and other important issues including equal pay, worker rights, gender equity and addressing the needs of justice involved women and girls. A well-known community leader, Esther has earned numerous distinctions for the work and leadership on behalf of women, children and families.