Today we celebrate the 100th International Women's Day! In fact, this whole month is dedicated to Women's History. Every year, we take time out to recognize the struggles of women in this country for the whole month. Today, we're taking time to recognize women internationally.
The only program of its kind in Northern Virginia,Friends of Guest House has offered structure,supervision, support and assistance to women who sincerely want to improve their lives and break the cycle of incarceration for over 35 years. Residents receive the physical and emotional tools they need to begin a new life through self-sufficiency, and leave with hope and a brighter future.
Empowered Women International, now in its tenth year of operation, trains, mentors and connects refugee, immigrant and low-income women to give them tools to launch their own business in the creative or artistic sector. Upon graduation from the intensive, four-month business program, the women have incorporated their businesses, completed a business and marketing plan, and have properly priced their creative product or service.
This annual event aims to reach members of the health care community and educate them about the critical importance of assessing for domestic violence, as well as the long term health implications of domestic violence and lifetime exposure to violence.
Are you a survivor of sexual assault who’s ready to bring laughter and lightheartedness back into your life? Find out how to complete your journey from surviving to thriving. The Sexual Assault Center and SOAR are offering a one-day workshop for survivors and their supporters (family members, friends) that awake
Approximately 5,000 women are incarcerated in Virginia. Without the assistance and support from programs like Friends of Guest House, over 70% will likely reoffend upon release. Help us raise $500 for basic essentials the women of Guest House need to successfully rebuild their lives.