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 […]

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 […]

Changing Hurt to Hope

One out of every four women will experience domestic violence, which impacts not only the victim but children, family, friends and community.  In recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Month (October), Sonoma County YWCA will be holding their annual Writers’ Series entitled “Changing Hurt to Hope: Writers Speak Out Against Domestic Violence.”  YWCA is asking writers to […]