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Close To Home

An article from the Press Democrat, by Sonoma County YWCA ED Madeleine Keegan O’Connell. Close to Home: Domestic violence is never far away If you believe, as I do, that if Kevin Bacon resided in Sonoma County, his “Six Degrees of Separation” would be more like 2, and considering that 25 percent of families are […]

In Love & In Danger

In Love & In Danger

In Love and in Danger:  a teen’s guide to breaking free of abusive relationships With one out of three adolescents experiencing some form of physical, emotional/verbal, or sexual abuse by a boyfriend or girlfriend, our youth need to know where they can turn for help.  In Love and in Danger, by MSW Barry Levy, is […]

Our District Attorney on Domestic Violence

From the October 21, 2013 Press Democrat’s “Letters to the Editor …” Domestive Violence EDITOR: October marks Domestic Violence Awareness Month. As we pause to reflect on the toll this crime takes on our community, we realize that one in four women will be a victim. At a recent luncheon in Santa Rosa, California Supreme […]

Join the GTS Team!

We Want You!  Guided To Safety, an evolving, local (Petaluma) 501(c)3 providing resources and education for the awareness and prevention of domestic violence, teen dating violence and sexual assault, is seeking to add at least two additional members to its Board of Directors. For additional information and an application, please email a request to GuidedToSafety@gmail.com NOW!  

Share Your Face On Our New Website!

Thanks to WIMP (Web & Interactive Media Professionals), Guided To Safety is one of six North Bay nonprofits who will participate in a “Charity Hackathon” on Saturday, April 6!  From 9:00am to 7:00pm, at the iHub in Rohnert Park, teams of web designers, developers, and strategists will work with their designated nonprofit to create a new and improved website.  […]

Share Your Photo(s) with Us!

Share Your Photo(s) with Us!

Thanks to WIMP (Web & Interactive Media Professionals), Guided To Safety is one of six North Bay nonprofits who will participate in a “Charity Hackathon” on Saturday, April 6!  From 9:00am to 7:00pm, at the iHub in Rohnert Park, teams of web designers, developers, and strategists will work with their designated nonprofit to create a new and improved website.  […]

VOTE for US!

Celebrating Petaluma’s Spirit of Giving, the Petaluma Community Foundation will be giving one local nonprofit a $1,000 grant based on popular vote from the Petaluma community.  We are asking you to VOTE FOR GUIDED TO SAFETY to receive this generous grant!  (And don’t hesitate to SHARE this message!) Guided To Safety provides resources and education […]

Join Us for Our 2013 FINALE!

February 28, March 1 & 2 … Join us for our ({V}) Season Finale – a staged production of The Vagina Monologues! “The Vagina Monologues“ Hailed by the New York Times as “funny” and “poignant” and by the Daily News as “intelligent” and “courageous”, The Vagina Monologues, which was first performed off-Broadway by Ms Ensler, […]

PLEDGE to Make a Change!

We are only days away from One Billion Rising and couldn’t be more excited! There are now 200 countries signed up to participate in this world-wide event, along with world leaders, celebrities, organizations, and activists who are ready to Strike, Dance, RISE, proving that everyone is ready to say enough and end violence against women […]

The Frau Troffea of 2013

With The Vagina Monologues, activist and writer Eve Ensler celebrated women’s strength. Now her new project, a global street party that launches this month, aims to raise awareness of abuse. Vanessa Thorpe The Observer In July 1518, Frau Troffea began to dance feverishly in the streets of Strasbourg. She did not stop for almost a week […]