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FIND YOUR VOICE Workshop Series

One more week before our upcoming series for teens on dating abuse!  There are a few seats remaining.  No cost.  Snacks will be served.  With 1 in 3 teens being physically, emotionally, or sexually abused in a dating relationship, how can we afford to not raise the awareness of our youth? Contact us now, GuidedToSafety@gmail.com, […]

A Warning To Teens Before They Start Dating

By Jan Joffman NY Times Photos: Joe Jaszewski BOISE, Idaho — After studies emerged more than a decade ago showing that the highest rates of physical and sexual assault happen to women ages 16 to 24, programs to prevent abusive relationships have concentrated on high school and college students. Students from North Junior High School […]

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 […]

Warning Sign #1

Warning Sign #1

Investigation of Sexual Assault Policies On CA Campuses

California Lawmakers Demand A State Investigation Into Colleges’ Inadequate Sexual Assault Policies By Tara Culp-Ressler ThinkProgress California officials will soon begin a review of four colleges’ sexual assault policies, thanks to a legislative committee’s unanimous vote to authorize the evaluation on Wednesday. The decision to conduct an outside review comes after a wave of public […]

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.  […]