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April 14, 2020

MinnPost Article about Women’s Advocates, COVID-19, and needs

Read this article featured in MinnPost on April 14, 2020 As domestic violence shelters deal with COVID-19 and extra expenses, Franken fashions a fundraiser   “It’s also a very financially volatile time, with Women’s Advocates adjusting to the new realities of living and working amid COVID-19…

April 6, 2020

Social Isolation May Put Additional Strain on Domestic Violence Victims

Different members from Women’s Advocates’ Staff periodically write posts on topics that are relevant to the work we do as an organization.  While Women’s Advocates is supported by Grant No. A-CVS-2018-WOMADV-00013, awarded by the Office on Victims of Crime, Office of Justice Programs – the opinions, findings, and conclusions or…

March 30, 2020

Women’s Advocates’ March 2020 Newsletter

Click HERE to view our most recent newsletter! Highlights include: Women’s Advocates’ Response to COVID-19 Seeking Safety During COVID-19: Safety resources related to COVID-19 Urgent Supply Needs “Home Isn’t a Safe Place for Everyone” – Jezebel article How YOU Can Help: #SafeTogether April 16-30…

March 17, 2020

Women’s Advocates’ response to COVID-19

Please read our update below. If you can support financially at this time, your donations will go directly to Women’s Advocates’ Aftercare program to support domestic violence survivor families and former Women’s Advocates’ residents with rent support. Donate HERE. Our response to COVID-19 developments…

February 26, 2020

Women’s Advocates’ February 2020 Newsletter

Click here to view our most recent newsletter! Highlights include: At the Shelter: Building Community Through Support Groups Partner Highlight: Dr. Sheila Sweeney, Peaces ‘n Puzsouls Bringing Safety Resources to the Community History of our Movement: Defining Domestic Abuse Did You Know? Honoring Black History Month Current Donation Needs…

January 30, 2020

Women’s Advocates’ January 2020 Newsletter

Click here to view our most recent newsletter! Highlights include: Women’s Advocates’ 24/7 Crisis Resources by Phone and Online Partner Highlight: Oasis of Love Women’s Advocates in the Community: December 2019 Our Docu-Series: Building a Legacy Did You Know? January is Stalking Awareness Month Current Donation…

January 17, 2020

Walking with survivors for 45 years

Women’s Advocates Has Walked with Survivors for 45 Years  …

November 11, 2019

20 Days of Giving | Nov 14 – Dec 3

Here are links to Women’s Advocates’ facebook or GiveMN fundraising pages. October 11, 2019, marked 45 years of shelter at Women’s Advocates. Forty-five years later, domestic violence persists, and Women’s Advocates’ response is wide-reaching with 150+ partners working with us to provide crisis support for the 1 in 3 women, 1…

November 5, 2019

Womens Advocates 45th Anniversary Newsletter

Click here to view Women’s Advocates’ 45th Anniversary Newsletter    View on Issuu…

October 15, 2019

First domestic violence shelters in the nation still needed 45 years later

October 15, 2019 – Forty-five years ago, six different groups of activists in St. Paul, Pittsburgh, San Francisco, Phoenix, Cambridge, and Pasadena played a key role in the women’s safety movement of the 1970’s.  Trailblazing by consciousness raising groups and alongside legal advocates focused on making the personal political, the…