Domestic violence advocacy calls for male participation

Due to an increase of domestic violence and sexual assualt this year, the East Los Angeles Women’s Center has decided to take action and host informative online workshops.
Cases have gone up with the stay-at-home orders in place these past months during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women says, “Emerging data and reports from those on the front lines, have shown that all types of violence against women and girls, particularly domestic violence, has intensified.”

October 9, 2020
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Domestic violence, HIV focus of workshop

The East Los Angeles College Sexual Assault Awareness Violence Education Team (SAAVE) along with the East Los Angeles Women’s Center teamed up on Thursday to put together Loving with Consent, a workshop for Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

October 28, 2019
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Health fair promotes end to violence

The fair is one of many events organized by the Sexual Assault Awareness Violence Education team, or S.A.A.V.E., in honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, observed in October.

Promoting health and wellness, a number of booths represented by local business will be featured.

October 3, 2018
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Healthy relationships main topic of domestic violence workshop

By Gustavo Buenrostro The types of relationships, cycles of violence and gender roles were all topics of discussion in Healthy relationships workshop on Thursday. The workshop focused on different aspects of domestic violence. It was meant to teach students how to identify bad relationships and how to have good relationships. Romantic relationships weren’t the only one’s covered. Friendships, work relationships and family dynamics were mentioned as well. In the workshop,…

October 11, 2017
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Mujeres de Paz to highlight domestic violence

By Gustavo Buenrostro Workshops, lectures, films and other activities will take place for the annual Domestic Violence Awareness Month events in October. The month will begin with Mujeres de Paz, the 20th annual candlelight vigil and march against domestic violence. The event will start at Belvedere Park and continue through the ELAC Performing Arts complex. It will feature speeches from local dignitaries, ELAC administration, and East Los Angeles Women’s Center…

September 20, 2017
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Fighting the silence at home

By Felipe Rodriguez Domestic violence is a serious issue in the Latino community and many of these cases simply go unheard. Documented or not, reporting domestic violence is an essential response everyone needs to take part in. One common response to domestic violence is that people are afraid that they will be deported if they report any disturbances. Although this generation is scared by the actions of the current presidential…

April 19, 2017
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Students learn about domestic violence through workshop

By Johanna Calderon “Why domestic violence victims won’t leave” was an informational workshop presented to ELAC students on Oct. 13  in E3-325. According to sociology professor Eileen Le who spoke to the students, it is never easy for the victims because they are in love with the person and hope that they can change them. At first everything is going wonderfully, but then little-by-little the abuse isolates them from everyone….

November 23, 2016
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