WOMEN/SV exits incubation

WOMEN/SV Domestic Violence Program to Join Family Women/SV, a program of the Los Altos Community Foundation (LACF), will be moving to Family & Children Services of Silicon Valley (FCS) in early January. As part of FCS, the Women/SV program will be able to expand its domestic violence prevention, victim support, and training program services throughout Northern Santa Clara County. The WOMEN/SV program, […]

Origins of WOMEN SV

WOMEN SV has another great write up in the Town Crier. Patrick, who founded her organization in 2012 with a grant from the Los Altos Community Foundation, distinctly recalled the difficulty some students had paying attention in her class one day. “Some of them were thinking about what was going on at home – the […]

Second Annual Women Rising Event

  It’s our second annual Women Rising event coming up Friday Feb 14 at noon in downtown Los Altos at Main Street Cafe, 134 Main Street. Come join us at the Main Street Café in Los Altos Friday, February 14th to celebrate One Billion Rising Day!   One Billion Rising Day falls on Valentine’s Day and […]

Ruth Patrick of WomenSV spot to students about affluent survivors of abuse

Ruth Patrick, Executive Director of WomenSV, gave a training to the Forensic Psychology Ph.D. students at Palo Alto University on Domestic Violence in the Affluent Community. 25 students attended. They left with a new appreciation for the suffering of domestic violence survivors who appear to have money and resources but often don’t have access to them. Students […]

One Billion Rising Los Altos

    WOMEN~SV, along with several other women’s groups “convened” the community at Main Street Café in downtown Los Altos, on Thursday , Feb 14,. And what a huge success it was, thanks to all the wonderful women—and men!! —who turned out to express their idea of what healthy love looks like. It was SRO—Standing […]

WOMEN SV

Ruth Patrick, of LACF program WOMEN SV, is being recognized for her contributions to our community. The Santa Clara County Psychological Association (SCCPA) gives the Agency Award each year to an agency whose contributions have significantly enhanced the well-being of the community at large, and includes in its mission the task of serving an underserved population, said […]

V-Day/one Billion Rising Day in Los Altos

    WOMEN~SV, along with several other women’s groups “convened” the community at Main Street Café in downtown Los Altos, on Thursday , Feb 14,. And what a huge success it was, thanks to all the wonderful women—and men!! —who turned out to express their idea of what healthy love looks like. It was SRO—Standing […]

Women Rising V-Day Lunch

On Valentine’s Day February 14, come and join us at noon at Main StreetCafe (134 Main Street in downtown Los Altos), and grab some lunch or coffee for our “Women Rising, V-Day Lunch”. V-day is also the day of One Billion Rising (http://onebillionrising.org), a day on which one billion women all around the world will […]

WOMEN ~SV Featured on Los Altos Patch

Great write up on Women ~SV on Los Altos Patch   Like many women in Los Altos, “Patty” lives in a large home and is happily married with children. At least, that’s what her friends think. Little do they know that she works from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. not because she loves her job, but […]