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Assault stories rip open wounds

Sunday, April 11, 2021

By MARTIN ESPINOZA, THE PRESS DEMOCRAT, Sunday, April 11, 2021 — PUBLIC ALLEGATIONS OF RAPE CAN RESURFACE SURVIVORS’ PAST TRAUMAS. When a high-profile sexual assault case makes headlines, those who are survivors of rape, domestic violence and related offenses are re-traumatized by their own experiences, said local advocates for victims of sex crimes. Allegations by… Continue Reading Assault stories rip open wounds

Sonoma County nonprofits look to Giving Tuesday for much needed financial boost amid pandemic

Tuesday, December 1, 2020

  By ETHAN VARIAN, THE PRESS DEMOCRAT, November 30, 2020, 6:49PM — Giving Tuesday — the annual post-Thanksgiving effort to encourage charitable donations worldwide — has taken on greater significance this year for many Sonoma County nonprofits. With contributions down considerably due to the economic fallout wrought by the coronavirus pandemic, local nonprofits are launching… Continue Reading Sonoma County nonprofits look to Giving Tuesday for much needed financial boost amid pandemic

Sonoma County Community Foundation recognizes DVAM

Tuesday, October 27, 2020

YWCA Sonoma County: Domestic Violence Awareness Month BY DANI BURLISON for Community Foundation Sonoma County, OCTOBER 27, 2020 — For more than four decades YWCA Sonoma County has been a safe haven for domestic violence survivors. The organization helps individuals and families through their hotline, housing, therapy services, a preschool, advocacy, and more. Founded in London in… Continue Reading Sonoma County Community Foundation recognizes DVAM