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  • #createHERstory on International Women’s Day!

    Posted by Downtown Women's Center · March 08, 2016 10:38 PM

    This Women’s History Month, we need your help to raise $5,000 by March 31 to sponsor 100 enrichment workshops for the women of DWC. To date we’ve raised an incredible $1,075. Will you help us reach $2,000 by the end of the day?

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    International Women's Day

    March is Women’s History Month, and today on International Women’s Day (March 8) we at the Downtown Women’s Center recognize and celebrate the dynamic women who have made our city so great!

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  • Working to Reclaim Her Life

    Posted by Downtown Women's Center · April 20, 2015 12:05 AM

    Alisa S.

    “I want to go back to work. I want to go back to my previous life.”

    These are words Alisa S. repeats throughout sharing her story. This mantra has kept her going through the past two years when she first arrived to downtown Los Angeles’ Skid Row area.

    Originally from Armenia, Alisa has lived in California for the past 17 years. A few years ago, she went through family problems that left her with few options. She slept in a park for 10 days until she was advised to go to downtown Los Angeles and seek shelter and services.

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