In 1971, Bea Robinson Mendez, a victim of domestic violence, had little in the way of legal support, community advocacy, or a safe place to go. She recognized the lack of services to address the safety and unique needs of victims of domestic violence and their children. She rallied a group of friends, Latinas, and established a hotline number out of her garage, with each of the group members taking turns fielding the calls and providing information and support.
Nohemi Nogueda: From Volunteer to Housing Services Coordinator. Celebrating 11 years at Next Door Solutions!
Ann Ravel congratulates Next Door Solutions to Domestic Violence with its 50th Anniversary. Ann was a board member of WOMA in 1988.
Next Door Solutions to Domestic Violence is pleased to announce the appointment of Cynthia Hunter as Director of Programs and Policy effective August 16, 2021. A known and recognized leader in the Domestic Violence movement in California, she brings enormous experience and knowledge to our efforts to end domestic violence in the moment and for all time.
We, the Bay Area Domestic Violence Shelter Collaborative, stand in solidarity with Asian and Asian-American communities who continue to face unimaginable violence and hate across the country.
The bill passed the Senate by a vote of 100 to 0. The fund is used to support victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and other crimes.
We extend our deepest condolences to the families and friends of the individuals who were killed in the VTA Mass shooting on May 26, 2021. Labeled the worst Bay Area mass shooting in decades, many still struggle to understand why this happened. It was discovered that the perpetrator had a history of inflicting violence and abuse on an ex-partner.
For nearly 25 years, the law firm of Wilson, Sonsini, Goodrich and Rosati has provided a wide range of support that has included pro bono services, board membership, sponsorship of NDS events, volunteers for various events, donation of holiday gifts, and so much more. The Wilson Sonsini Foundation has sponsored Next Door Solutions Annual Events since 2004. Read More...
What I found shocked me and revealed the fierce grip abuse can have on victims, even when those memories are buried in the deepest corners of our mind.
Contrary to what the song says, love should not hurt. Not in these ways.